The dental floss or interdental brush that suits you is determined by the conditions of your mouth. Check the size or method of use and choose one that suits the conditions of your mouth.
- Check how wide the gaps between your teeth are in a mirror, and choose dental floss or an interdental brush that suits you.
- Before choosing a cleaning tool, become familiar with the features of the product to be used.
Points to note when Choosing Dental Floss or an Interdental Brush
The method for choosing dental floss or an interdental brush differs according to the mouth conditions of users. Use dental floss to clean between your teeth where toothbrush bristles cannot easily reach, and use an interdental brush to clean between teeth with wide gaps due to periodontal disease or other causes and for areas where food gets stuck easily.
How to Choose Dental Floss
Dental floss can be divided into the following two types. Both types are used in the same way.
- Spool ribbon type
Spool ribbon type
A type in which the desired amount is cut off and held with the fingers
- Dental floss in a holder
Dental floss in a holder
A type of dental floss that can easily be used outside of the home and by those who find it difficult to use floss with their fingers.
How to Choose an Interdental Brush
Choose the brush size (SSS, SS, S, M, etc.) according to the size of the gaps between your teeth. If you choose an interdental brush that does not fit between your teeth, do not try to force it in, but try a smaller size.
|Guidelines for choosing an interdental brush|
|SSS||For preventing gingivitis, for areas where gums are swollen in narrow teeth gaps|
|S||For areas affected by mild gum recession or around misaligned teeth|
|M||For areas affected by gum recession or around dental bridges|