This undated photo provided by the Westchester County Department of Correction shows Santiago Gomez, lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed by Westchester County Jail inmates demanding access to dental floss. Gomez said the jail was "violating inmates' federally protected civil rights by not allowing inmates access to dental floss, while acknowledging that it will result in cavities if you fail to floss your teeth." He said the inmates had been brushing three times a day, "tongue and gums included," but were still getting cavities, bleeding gums, enduring constant tooth drilling and mental anguish. (AP Photo/Westchester County Department of Correction)

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This undated photo provided by the Westchester County Department of Correction shows Santiago Gomez, lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed by Westchester County Jail inmates demanding access to dental floss. Gomez said the jail was "violating inmates' federally protected civil rights by not allowing inmates access to dental floss, while acknowledging that it will result in cavities if you fail to floss your teeth." He said the inmates had been brushing three times a day, "tongue and gums included," but were still getting cavities, bleeding gums, enduring constant tooth drilling and mental anguish. (AP Photo/Westchester County Department of Correction)
This undated photo provided by the Westchester County Department of Correction shows Santiago Gomez, lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed by Westchester County Jail inmates demanding access to dental floss. Gomez said the jail was "violating inmates' federally protected civil rights by not allowing inmates access to dental floss, while acknowledging that it will result in cavities if you fail to floss your teeth." He said the inmates had been brushing three times a day, "tongue and gums included," but were still getting cavities, bleeding gums, enduring constant tooth drilling and mental anguish. (AP Photo/Westchester County Department of Correction)
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