Tom's of Maine Antiplaque Flat Floss Waxed Spearmint Description: Plaque-Removing Action Made Gentle and Smooth by Three Natural Waxes Easy Glide and Gentle Action Thin Flat Surface for Effective Removal of Plaque Strong and Durable Dear friends, Flossing removes plaque and particles which can lead to tooth decay and gum disease-from places between teeth that brushing can't reach. Our Natural Waxed Anti-Plaque Flat Floss is made of many strong nylon filaments woven together to prevent snapping or fraying and prepared with a unique combination of natural waxes. It glides smoothly between teeth and is gentle on gums, and its flat shape and broader surface lets you clean each tooth efficiently and thoroughly. Please let us know what you think! Kate and Tom Chappell "The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs? Acceptance of Tom?s of Maine Natural Antiplaque Flat Floss is based on its finding that the product is effective in helping to prevent and reduce tooth decay, when used as directed." Free Of Synthetic waxes, artificial sweeteners and preservatives, artificial color and flavor and animal ingredients. Disclaimer These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.