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 » What to eat for white teeth Tooth picks 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 Bestmed - offering you quality healthcare and freedom of choice Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare Medihelp - quality, affordable medical scheme cover 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 Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life. Live healthier Grief » Phases of grief Culture and grief Grieving in holidays How do you deal with grief? There is no right way of coping with death. The way a person grieves depends on the personality of that person and the relationship with the person who has died. Weight loss » Healthy snacking Weight and heart Texting and weight 10 tips to lose weight Need to shed some weight? Get rid of those extra kilos for good with these 10 expert weight loss tips, compiled by Health24's DietDoc, Dr Ingrid van Heerden.