Home > Lifestyle > Oral health > Dental first aid 05 February 2009 Something stuck between the teeth What to do if you have something stuck between your teeth. 0 Pin It Follow us on Twitter » Like us on Facebook » Read Health24 blogs » Ask the Dental expert » 15 things you didn't know about the tongue How to brush your teeth Try using dental floss - very gently and carefully - to remove the object. Never poke between your teeth with a pin or similar sharp, pointed object; it can cut your gums (thus causing infection) or scratch the tooth surface. If you can’t remove the obstruction, see your dentist. More in Lifestyle Toothache More: Oral healthDental first aid advertisement Get a quote Selfmed - the one with the apple Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare Medihelp - quality, affordable medical scheme cover Frank.Net - save on life insurance! advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Medihelp’s regional information sessions Superior comfort and support Live healthier Keep your bones healthy » Osteoporosis risk The beauty of bones Ask the expert Osteoporosis facts Here are some interesting facts about the condition that you might not have known: Fight cold and flu » Myths and facts Cold or flu? Where germs hide 15 tips to stay healthy in winter Don't let colds and flu stop you this winter.