Thursday, November 21, 2013

Fun Facts about Flossing

Fun Facts about Flossing:

1.Less than half of Americans floss daily; with men flossing less than women.

2.Brushing your teeth without flossing is like only washing 70% of your body.

3.Dental floss was first manufactured in 1882 and was made of silk.

4.In 1994 a prison inmate in West Virginia braided floss into a rope, scaled a wall and escaped.

5.If flossing properly, the average person should use 122 yards of floss per year. Sales data shows that only an average of 18 yards is sold per person each year.

6.If you don't floss, you miss cleaning 35% of you tooth surfaces.

7.Over 3 million miles of dental floss is purchased in North America each year.

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