Who created dental floss?

Answer 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 »

Top Q&A For: Who created dental floss

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 biodegradable?

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 »

History of Dental Floss?

Dental floss was invented by an American dentist named Levi Spear Parmly. In 1819, he wrote a book about dental care and in it described the waxed silken thread that we call dental floss. Parmly's ... Read More »