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What Type of Floss is Best for You?

The best way to keep teeth and gums healthy is to brush and floss each day. The good news is that you can choose from different types of floss depending upon your unique needs. Let us take a look at four options:

– Waxed floss is more difficult to break when flossing.
– Unwaxed floss is great at accessing hard-to-reach areas.
– Dental tape is used when cleaning larger gaps between the teeth, and is especially helpful if you have difficulty holding regular floss steady.
– Water flossers use the mechanical action of a stream of water to clean your teeth, and can help when regular floss doesn’t remove enough plaque.

“Floss helps you remove plaque and food particles from between your teeth.”
Read more about the unique varieties here:

Eamon Dehdashti

GDC Number: 261762

Eamon is our resident dually-qualified Hygienist/Therapist and offers treatments ranging from our platinum clean which includes a jet spray polish, to more comprehensive courses of gum therapy. Being a dually-qualified Dental Hygienist/Therapist, he also provides a wider range of routine procedures and treatments such as fillings on adults and children.

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We are situated to the West of Hove Museum (on the corner of New Church Road and Pembroke Gardens) TwentyOneDental, A Digitally Advanced Dental, Implant & Specialist Referral Centre, 21 New Church Road Brighton & Hove BN3 4AD.


01273 202 102





Opening Hours

8:00am - 7:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 3:00pm
By appointment only
Please note: We are open to patients arriving from 8am but our telephone lines are not open until 8.15am