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Toothpicks, Tooth Picking and Flossing

Toothpicks, Tooth Picking and Flossing

Some people really struggle to keep their teeth clean. Some will use a wooden or plastic toothpick after eating to remove the food stuck between or on their teeth. Others prefer to vigorously floss between teeth after a meal.

While cleaning your teeth is certainly a good thing, the popularity of toothpicks and flossing begs the question, are these tools actually safe for your teeth? The short answer is β€œyes” if used correctly.