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The Dental Flosser Turns 40

Plackers[r] celebrates its popular oral care invention with $40,000 giveaway

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The disposable flosser turns 40 this year, and Plackers, makers of the first disposable flosser, is celebrating in a big way with the Plackers 40th Anniversary Match and Win Game with a grand prize of $40,000.

Through June 30, 2013, customers can floss their way to $40K and other great prizes by purchasing specially marked packages of Plackers[r] flossers, including popular Micro Mint[r], Gentle Fine[tm] and Twin-Line[r], as well as the recently introduced GentleSlide[r], a breakthrough for people with tight teeth or sensitive gums.

In addition to the grand prize, Plackers will award 10 first-prize winners an Apple[r] iPad[r]1. Fifty second-prize winners will each receive an Apple[r] iPod nano[r]1, and 500 third-prize winners will get a year's supply of innovative Plackers flossers, including two 90-count bags of Micro Mint[r], one 90-count bag of GentleSlide[r], one 75-count bag of Twin-Line[r] and one 75-count bag of Whitening flossers.

"Plackers has revolutionized oral care over the years with innovations that make it easier for people to protect their smiles and enjoy good oral health," said Plackers Marketing Manager Brett Huffman. "Our Match and Win Game celebrates Plackers' history of innovation beginning with the invention of the first disposable flosser and gives Plackers customers even more reasons to floss daily."

Plackers is the only brand of flosser to feature Super Tuffloss[r] high-performance floss, engineered not to stretch, shred or break during use. Other Plackers innovations include OrthoPick[r], specifically designed for people with braces, and Plackers Kids flossers in brightly colored animal shapes and berry flavors to make them fun and easy for children to use.

For a limited time, specially marked packages are available at retailers nationwide. Visit for full details and more information on how to obtain a game piece.

1iPad[r] and iPod nano[r] are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Apple is neither a participant in nor a sponsor of this promotion.

About Plackers
Plackers , owned by Ranir LLC, is a leading brand of consumer oral care products. Having patented the first disposable dental flosser, Plackers is committed to developing high quality, affordable oral care products with innovative features that include a comprehensive line of dental flossers, dental accessories and dental night protectors including the Grind No More[r] Dental Night Protector. Plackers is sold in major retailers worldwide. For more information, visit

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