Dental Floss Alternatives

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Don’t like using dental floss or find it difficult to manipulate? Several inexpensive alternatives are available that do the same plaque-removing job. Floss picks are single-use gadgets that feature a toothpick at one end and a small, taut piece of floss stretched between two small arms at the other. An interdental brush has tiny bristles […]

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