Flossing Instructions: Hold handle, guide floss between teeth using a gentle back-and-forth motion. Move floss up and down against tooth to help remove plaque and food above and below the gumline. Rinse floss as necessary. (repeat for each tooth) Pick Instructions: Place tip of pick between teeth at the gumline. Use a gentle in and out motion to help remove plaque and food particles and stimulate gums. Rinse as necessary.