Ghusl With A Food Particle Stuck Between The Teeth

Question

If ghusl is done while a food particle is stuck between the teeth, will the ghusl be valid? I normally make miswaak however, due to my teeth being crooked, such food particles are only removed if I floss the teeth. I am not sure how many times in my past life food particles may have been stuck between my teeth. If my ghusl was not done in these cases, how many salaahs should I repeat?

Answer

If the food particle stuck between the teeth in a Fardh Ghusl is larger than a chickpea then only Ghusl will be  considered as incomplete. Salaah performed after such a Ghusl will have to repeated.

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.

References

رجل اغتسل وبقي بين اسنانه طعام قال بعضهم ان كان زائدا على قدر الحمصة لا يجوز
منية ص١٧

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