What year was dental floss invented?

Answer The idea of flossing between the teeth dates all the way back to prehistoric humans. The first person that was credited with inventing dental floss was Levi Spear Parmly in 1815.Source:Dental Care ... Read More »

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When was dental floss invented?

New Orleans dentist Levi Spear Parmly invented the use of silk thread as a way to floss the teeth in 1815. Dental floss was later patented in 1898 by the Johnson & Johnson Corporation.Source:Pure D... Read More »

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 »

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 »