Why choose Floss pick over Traditional floss?

Updated 1 week ago by Marlou Quilicol

A floss pick is a small plastic tool that has a piece of floss attached to the curved end. Here are some of its main benefits:

  • Easy to Use — One of the main advantages of a floss pick is that you don’t have to fuss with gripping a long piece of floss. The tool’s design is easy to handle, making it a whole lot simpler to floss your teeth all the way in the back.
  • Double Purpose — The end of a floss pick is tapered into, well, a pick that you can use to dislodge any large pieces of food stuck right near the surface of teeth or even along your gum line.

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While Traditional floss (string) has been proven to be just as effective and maybe gives you more flexibility, here are the main drawbacks of using it:

  • More Difficult to Use — Some people feel like it’s a hassle handling a long piece of floss (such as young kids or those with arthritis), especially when it comes to getting in those hard-to-reach areas in the back of the mouth.
  • Can Be Abrasive — If you’re not gentle or careful, or if you have sensitive gums, flossing may cause irritation.


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