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A small piece of wood or other material for removing food particles from between the teeth.
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Any small tapering sliver of wood or other material used to remove food debris from between the teeth. Early examples were made of gold, carved bone, or ivory.
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Small wood sliver or thin plastic device used to remove food particles from the interdental space.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012