Plackers OrthoPick Flosser Alleviates Flossing Frustrations for Millions With Braces

Leading oral healthcare brand to give away 10,000 free dental flosser samples to provide easier flossing alternative for individuals with orthodontics

May 03, 2011, 06:18 ET from Plackers

SAN DIEGO, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Plackers, makers of the first disposable dental flosser, expands its family-friendly line of oral healthcare products with Plackers OrthoPick, a dental flosser designed to make flossing easier and more convenient for millions with orthodontics such as braces, bridges and other dental appliances that make flossing difficult. To help these individuals more easily maintain their daily dental hygiene routine, Plackers is giving away free OrthoPick flosser samples to the first 10,000 people who sign up on its website at

Plackers OrthoPick is designed specifically to meet the needs of those with orthodontics such as braces, bridges, permanent retainers and other dental appliances. The unique flosser design has a patented, thin flosser arm that fits easily between teeth and brace wire, offering an easier and more convenient alternative than floss threaders and other similar products that may be more time consuming. In addition, Plackers OrthoPick features an adjustable floss head to help users easily reach back teeth, a soft flexible pick to remove trapped food debris and a comfort grip that is easy to hold.

"Flossing regularly is one of the best ways to prevent chronic diseases such as tooth decay and gum disease - particularly while you're investing in orthodontic treatments," said dentist and Associate Director, External Relations for Oral Health America (OHA) Anthony Stefanou, DMD. "Products like Plackers OrthoPick make it easier for those with braces, bridges and dental appliances to maintain regular flossing routines and help ensure a healthy mouth."

Plackers OrthoPick is the latest addition to the company's complete flosser line that meets a variety of dental hygiene needs for the whole family.

"Maintaining one's daily dental hygiene routine can be challenging for individuals with braces," said Plackers' Director of Marketing Tom Barman. "Plackers OrthoPick is designed to make flossing with braces and other dental appliances much easier, allowing individuals to help keep their teeth and gums healthy while undergoing orthodontic treatment."

Those interested can sign up to receive one of the 10,000 free samples on Plackers' website at

Plackers OrthoPick flossers are currently available at select retailers nationwide, or online at

About Plackers

Plackers, a leading brand of consumer oral care products, is a pioneer in dental flossers and other consumer oral care products. Having patented the first disposable dental flosser, Plackers is committed to developing high quality, affordable oral care products with innovative features that include a comprehensive line of dental flossers, dental accessories, and dental night guards including the Grind No More Dental Night Protector. Plackers holds over 20 patents and is sold in major retailers worldwide. For more information, visit

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