Flossing right prior to bed can lessen your possibilities of plaque buildup, tooth decay and gum disease. However, dental floss can do even more for you than give you a flawlessly healthy and balanced smile. Read on for 10 Great uses for floss from your Kits dentist, Arbutus North Dental Centre. You might be surprised at what you can do with dental floss!
1. Hang Artwork
Dental floss is sturdy enough that you could use it to hang artwork around your house.
2. Flower Garlands
For a nice, natural touch around your house, string flowers on dental floss to create beautiful flower garlands.
3. Healthy Dog Toys
Fashion floss in the shape of a bone and offer it to your canine as a chew toy to help keep their teeth clean.
4. Roast Beef
If you run out of kitchen thread, you can easily use unwaxed floss to tie up meat for cooking.
5. Floss your Furniture
The benefit of floss is that it can clean in hard-to-reach locations, such as nooks and crannies in your furniture that a simple dusting won’t.
6. Plants Help
If you have climbing plants, you can easily provide them a little assistance with dental floss.
7. Tie your Shoes
If your shoelace breaks, you can easily substitute dental floss for shoelace.
Floss is surprisingly sturdy and can be used to sew things like buttons or fix tears in your clothing.
9. Use as a Knife
If you’re missing out on cutlery, you can use a piece of floss to cut into kitchen favourites such as hard-boiled eggs, cheese, cake or jello.
10. Rescue your Old Photos
If you have 2 photos stuck in a album, carefully slide a piece of floss between them to split them up without any kind of damages.