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Floss Holder is a supplementary oral care tool for flossing. A new thread of dental floss can be reattached every time after use.

The most popular Dental Holder is standard Y-shaped, slingshot, forked pronged type. It has two fixed points and the dental floss strung taut between the struts.

Indications and Key Benefits

Allows greater flossing control and effectively clean adjacent surfaces of teeth:
  • Great for people who prefer to floss with one hand
  • Who has difficulty with conventional dental floss technique
  • Ease of access to back teeth areas
  • Fitting for parents or caregivers in helping children
  • Suitable for individuals with special needs
Also USEFUL for:

Product Description and Features

  • Easy to grasp - Has no sharp corners or projections - Light weight plastic, consistent with strength - Thumb rests assist in flossing - Extra long and wide for better positioning
  • Long, narrow, curved, and flexible - Makes available for flossing mal-positioned teeth and distal surfaces
  • Individually wrapped in blue solid opaque color
  • L6" x W1 1/2" x H 1/2"
  • 1.1 ounces (oz)
  • PRACTIvalu Corporation. Made in China
  • Exclusively to the Dental Offices
Buy Now FLOSS HOLDER for $3.75 and you'll get durable, flexible, inexpensive, easy-to-use on the USA market.

Direction for Use

Flossing with this tool is easy applying the proper technique.
The dental floss on the floss holder must be taut between the two prongs.
Hold the floss over the teeth contact for insertion.
The dental floss is lowered gently and drawn through the contact area.
The floss holder should be pulled tightly against one of the adjacent tooth surfaces.
Start from the bottom of the gum margin.
Smoothly slide the floss up and down to clean the adjacent tooth surface.
Pull the floss tightly against the other adjacent tooth surface.
Gently slide the floss up and down to clean the other adjacent tooth surface.

Tips and Advice

Should be replaced every 3 months as with toothbrushes.
Should be replaced immediately after common cold, sore throat, fever, yeast infection, etc.
The taut floss can cut the gum in the front and back of the tooth:
  • use a rest or fulcrum to prevent snapping through the teeth contact
  • move the floss holder left and right and slowly slide between the teeth
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Aleksandr V. Melekhin, DDS

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