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What is dental floss? How to floss?

What is dental floss?

Dental floss is an interdental cleaning product that clean the surfaces in-between the teeth. Dental floss is a thin strand of nylon filaments or twisted plastic monofilaments. Flossing is known to clean in between the teeth, which help in preventing cavities and gum diseases.

What is the best floss in the current market.

There are many kinds of flosses in the market, we at DentoXpert recommend
PIKSTERS GORILLA FLOSS (30 M): Almost an unbreakable floss even when inserted between tight teeth. Try it on the roughest, sharpest, closest contacts.
Dental Floss Piksters Gorilla

PIERROT EXPANDING DENTAL FLOSS (30 M): The floss expands to remove more plaque in wide spaces and move around the tight corners of the teeth.
Expanding Dental Floss from Pierrot

PIERROT ALOE VERA DENTAL FLOSS (50 M): The floss has dual properties; it not only removes plaque the medicinal property of Aloe Vera, which is anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory helps in healing the gum.
DENTAL FLOSS ALOE VERA FROM PIERROT DENTAL FLOSSPIERROT STRAWBERRY DENTAL FLOSS (50 M): The floss infused with strawberry. The floss not only helps in removing plaque, but the strawberry aroma also makes it pleasant to use, and it’s a favourite amongst kids.
Dental Floss Strawberry flavored by Pierrot
NEW CI FLOSS BLACK (50 M): The only floss which is black designed to remove plaque and showcase the amount of food debris used motivating the user to floss regularly.


CI WHITENING FLOSS (5
0 M): The floss pro
cessed with fluoride and flavoured mint, which removes plaque effectively and helps to remove discolouration of the teeth.
Dental Floss CI WHITENING

Time needed: 2 minutes.

How to floss our teeth correctly?

  1. Step 1:

    Take 18 inches of the floss thread.

  2. Step 2

    Roll the floss thread around your middle finger of both hands (Floss Pivot finger).

  3. Step 3

    Pinch the floss thread with your forefinger and the thumb (Floss control fingers).

  4. Step 4

    Guide the floss in between the teeth, curve it into a C shape around the teeth and gently rub the sides and move it up and down the teeth.
    o    Flossing the right top side of the mouth, keep your left floss fingers at the middle of the bottom lip. The right thumb controls the floss to go in between the teeth.
    o    Flossing the left top side of the mouth, keep your right floss fingers at the middle of the bottom lip. The left thumb controls the floss to go in between the teeth until the end of the molars.
    o    Flossing the right bottom side of the teeth, keep your left floss fingers on the middle of the top lip. The right index finger controls the floss to go in between the teeth.
    o    Flossing the left bottom side of the teeth, keep your right floss fingers on the middle of the top lip. The left index finger controls the floss to go in between the teeth.

  5. Step 5

    Once finished flossing throw the floss away, as used floss will breaks away easily in the next use and its not hygienic.

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