Is dental floss biodegradable?

Answer Most dental floss is made out of nylon or polytetrafluoroethylene. Both of these strong materials are decidedly not biodegradable. However, there are biodegradable floss options on the market for t... Read More »

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What is the best dental floss Is it possible to over floss?

Ok, this one is a bit easier. I don't think you can really over floss your teeth, in fact in my opinion it is best you do that as many times that you do. Wish I was that disciplined

If I buy bacon-flavored dental floss, will my dentist think I'm not taking dental hygiene seriously?

I think flossing with a meat-based product is a great idea.John Candy was know for eating bacon at every meal, and as far as I know, he had great oral hygiene. I don’t think that's a coincidence... Read More »

Who created dental floss?

Historians have found grooves between the teeth of prehistoric humans resulting from animal hair-based dental-floss usage, according to Applegate Dentistry in Covington, Kentucky. However, American... Read More »

Is dental floss vegan?

Dental floss is occasionally coated with beeswax. Vegans do not use or consume any animal products, including products made by bees. However, some brands of dental floss do not use wax at all, or u... Read More »