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  • n  a soft loosely twisted thread used in embroidery
  • n  a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teeth
  • v  use dental floss to clean
    floss your teeth after every meal

  • The American Dental Association last week gave Listerine its stamp of approval, saying that rinsing with the mouthwash is just as effective as flossing.
  • The American Dental Association last week gave Listerine its stamp of approval, saying that rinsing with the mouthwash is just as effective as flossing.
  • Cotton Candy At Seattle's Vessel, Jaime Boudreau combines orange-infused candy floss and spirits for a new twist on the old-fashioned.
News & Articles

  • Good News for People Who Hate to Floss
    New research published in The Journal of Clinical Dentistry has found that water flossing is significantly more effective at removing plaque than string floss. The study, which com
    June 19, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Dania Ramirez: What's In My Bag?
    The star stays camera ready with the stash inside her Gucci tote. "I carry floss in case someone asks for a photo and there's stuff in my teeth," Ramirez (wed to director Bev Land , 35) says. "And red lipstick to get glamorous!" What else?
    June 14, 2013 - US Weekly
  • 5 Secrets to Communicating Effectively With Millennials
    The young co-founder of 'Mental Floss' magazine, Will Pearson, provides insights to reaching this coveted market.
    June 13, 2013 - Entrepreneur via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • Pete Townshend in Reuters India
    While Roger Daltrey exercises his aging vocal chords by embarking on a two-month 'Use or Lose It' solo tour, my focus is on Floss, which touches on the current issues faced by the Boomer generation,Townshend wrote, referring to The Who's lead...
  • Mitchell Baker in ITworld.com
    The most important thing here is to acknowledge that yes, the content of the license agreement is wrong,said Baker on Monday. "The correct content is clear that the code is governed by FLOSS [free/libre open-source software] licenses, not...
  • Jessica Simpson in New York Daily News
    In an attempt to explain her lack of hygiene, Simpson said she skips the recommended daily brushings "because my teeth are so white and I don't like them to feel too slippery, but I do use Listerine and I do floss every day. But I don't brush them...

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