Q7. What types of floss are there?

A7. There are several types of floss which include Teflon, waxed, unwaxed, flavoured and ‘dental tape’. These are designed to suit all types of teeth although it is often a case of personal choice.

If you are unsure then ask your dentist’s advice.

FAQS Index:

Dental Floss FAQs - A Guide to Dental Floss

  1. What is ‘dental floss?’
  2. Should I floss?
  3. What are the benefits of flossing?
  4. Are there any risks with flossing?
  5. Can I floss if my teeth are too close together?
  6. My teeth have gaps between them, can I use dental floss?
  7. What types of floss are there?
  8. Which floss is right for me?
  1. How much does floss cost?
  2. How do I use floss?
  3. Q11. I brush my teeth every day; do I need to use floss?
  4. Does flossing hurt?
  5. I have arthritis and find it difficult to floss; is there an alternative?
  6. What is ‘Glide?’
  7. What is a ‘flossing aid?’

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