Use floss to remove germs and food particles between teeth. Rinse.

Holding floss.

Using floss between upper teeth.

Using floss between lower teeth.

NOTE! Ease the floss into place gently. Do not snap it into place—this could harm your gums.

Content From:
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892-2190