Stim-U-Dent Mint Plaque Removers help to fight gum disease and gingivitis by effectively removing plaque between your teeth while stimulating your gums. As flexible, soft and safe teeth cleansers made of biodegradable wood, these plaque removers are designed for optimal oral hygiene. For the maximum benefit, dentists recommend that you use them with floss or instead of flossing after eating every day.Stim-U-Dent plaque removers are soft, safe, flexible wooden cleaners shaped to clean between teeth and stimulate gums. Dentists recommend daily use (after eating) for maximum benefit. They can be used as an alternative or as a supplement to daily flossing. The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs' Acceptance of Stim-U-Dent Plaque Removers is based on its finding that the product is effective for removing plaque between teeth and helping to prevent and reduce gingivitis, when used as directed. Biodegradable wood from managed forests.