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We're all about keeping kids healthy - at any age
Kids

Word! Floss

Floss

Say: flos

Flossing each day keeps the dentist away. Why? Because flossing is a way of cleaning your teeth and gums. Dental floss is string sometimes coated with wax. When you pull it between your teeth, it reaches tiny places your toothbrush can't and pulls out bits of food and plaque that got left behind. So get out that floss and get to work!

The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital is a department of Maine Medical Center