Four Flossing Alternatives for People Who Hate to Floss
- Toothpicks – Wooden “cleaning sticks” are said to prevent gingivitis, while synthetic ones help remove plaque.
- Interdental brushes – These little brushes can be easier to manipulate than floss.
- Tape floss – While still technically flossing, tape floss can cause less discomfort than regular fiber-woven floss.
- Floss picks – A study from 2007 found that these little tools can be “at least as good as” using regular dental floss.
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