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floss

1. the mass of fine silky fibres obtained from cotton and similar plants
2. any similar fine silky material, such as the hairlike styles and stigmas of maize or the fibres prepared from silkworm cocoons
3. See dental floss

floss

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(metallurgy)
Molten or solid slag floating on the surface of a metal melt.

FLOSS

(Free, Libre and Open Source Software) See free software and open source.
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Electric water flossers are more than 20% more efficient in removing plaque in specific areas of the mouth when compared with manual flossing," she adds.
a market leader in water-jet technology in both oral water flossers and replacement showerheads, for approximately $1 billion in cash.
The primary objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of a water flosser plus sonic toothbrush to a sonic toothbrush alone on the reduction of bleeding, gingivitis, and plaque.
For more information on Eez-Thru[R] Fluoride and Vitamin E Flossers or any Sunstar products, please visit www.
I finally found the right toothbrush and flosser for me; I now am complimented by the hygienist and dentist at every six-month checkup.
Oral-B has launched a battery powered product called The Hummingbird to encourage the laziest of flossers, a process now to be known as power-flossing
With its unique ergonomic design, the REACH ACCESS Daily Flosser makes flossing as easy as brushing.
My teeth felt clean and looked bright after just a couple of uses and the flosser helped to clean the awkward gaps between my teeth.
The US pharmacy chain Rite Aid Corp has introduced Xylifloss, a dental flosser from the Finnish dental care products maker Xylifloss Ltd, in its approximately 3,500 stores across the US.
There are plenty of flosser flops on the market, but Waterpik believes its product is strong in convenience, performance, comfort and looks.