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Should I use a particular type of dental floss?

The best kind of dental floss is the kind you'll remember to use daily to clean between your teeth. Always floss between your teeth at least once a day to help remove plaque from between the teeth and around the gum line. Sticking with a good brushing and flossing routine, along with regular dental visits, is a great way to keep your teeth for a lifetime. When shopping for dental floss, look for those brands that carry the ADA Seal so you can be sure the product has been thoroughly evaluated to be safe and effective.
Most dental floss is made from nylon filaments and comes in waxed and unwaxed form. It doesn't matter which type you use, as long as you use it often to clean between teeth and gums to prevent plaque and tartar.

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