dental floss


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dental floss

n.
A waxed or unwaxed thread used to remove food particles and plaque from between the teeth and under the gums.

dental floss

n
(Dentistry) a soft usually flattened often waxed thread for cleaning the teeth and the spaces between them

den′tal floss`


n.
a soft, strong thread used to dislodge food particles from between the teeth.
[1905–10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dental floss - a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teethdental floss - a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teeth
thread, yarn - a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
Translations
dentální nit
tandtråd
hammaslanka
konac za zube
デンタルフロス
치실
tandtråd
ไหมขัดฟัน
chỉ tơ vệ sinh răng

dental floss

nfilo interdentale

dental floss

خَيْطٌ لتَنْظِيفِ ما بَيْـنَ الَأسْنان dentální nit tandtråd Zahnseide οδοντικό νήμα hilo dental hammaslanka fil dentaire konac za zube filo interdentale デンタルフロス 치실 tandzijde tanntråd nić dentystyczna fio dental зубная нить tandtråd ไหมขัดฟัน diş ipi chỉ tơ vệ sinh răng 洁牙线
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Key Words: Dental floss, oral hygiene, interdental cleaning.
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There is some debate about how effective flossing really is "Recent reviews of the evidence for the long-term effectiveness of dental floss have shown it is not as effective as interdental brushes for the removal of plaque and reduction in inflammation.
The only reason this worries me is because I've been using dental floss for 30 years and if they stop making it I've no idea how will tie my carp bait on to my hooks.
In an advisory, the regulatory body said the public should be cautious of do-it-yourself (DIY) braces or other suggestions to straighten teeth using rubber bands, dental floss and other objects which can easily be ordered online.
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While toothpaste represents nearly half of European oral care sales, toothbrushes, mouthwashes/dental rinses and dental floss have experienced the fastest growth, up 3.
For removal of plaque from interproximal surfaces, dental floss is recommended by oral health practitioners.
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PRISONERS were caught smuggling drugs inside using ingenious "fishing rods" - made of dental floss.