Tape, dental | definition of tape, dental by Medical dictionary
a ribbon of waxed nylon or silk used to aid the prophylaxis of interproximal spaces and the proximal surfaces of the teeth. The flattened, wide form of dental floss. See also dental floss.
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Owning a cottage on an island turns ordinary people into Macgyver-like characters, willing to rig up solutions to any problem with duct tape, dental
floss and chicken wire.