Types of Floss

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Types of Dental Floss

Dental floss comes in a variety of colours, materials and even flavours. Waxed varieties slide through the teeth, allowing people with extremely tight spaces to floss more 4.1.1easily. Popular flavours of floss include wintergreen and cinnamon. Waxed floss does tend to fray more than unwaxed floss.

A type of material called dental tape can be effective for people with large spaces between their teeth, or for people with bridge work.

Floss can be purchased in small self-dispensing boxes, as well as in special, single-use holders, which are useful for people who have a hard time wrapping floss around their fingers, including those with dexterity problems or arthritis