Everyone is familiar with dental floss.
I’m sure you have a box of these in your bathroom or even in your purse.
But did you know that dental floss isn’t just for cleaning between teeth and keeping your mouth healthy?
Indeed, this super strong thread can be used for a lot of unexpected things!
Here is 10 uses of dental floss you didn’t even know about. Look :
1. To hang and create
To hang objects, nothing better than dental floss! It is perfect for attaching decoration, hanging pictures, making garlands and even creating unique bracelets.
2. To make beautiful slices
To easily slice hard boiled eggs, cakes, cheeses, avocados, and watermelons, floss. And for a picnic, you don’t even need to bring a knife! Check out the trick here.
3. To easily peel off food
If your pastries or puffs have stuck to the baking sheet during baking, there is no need to go out of your way to peel them off and cause disasters. Simply slide the dental floss between the plaque and the cake and you’re good to go. No more petit fours that look like lint.
4. To knock out a tooth
Does your toddler need a helping hand to knock out his loose tooth? Wrap the dental floss around the tooth and pull. And don’t forget to call the Little Mouse!
5. For sewing
You don’t have thread to sew a button or repair an emergency tear? Don’t panic, grab your dental floss in your purse. Perfect for troubleshooting, or while camping, when you don’t have what you need on hand. Not only is it very strong, it is also waterproof.
6. For the garden
Tie vines, tomatoes, or vines to a trellis with dental floss. He’s super strong. As it is “minty” it can help repel insects and pests.
7. For fishing
If you run out of fishing line, floss instead. You won’t even see the difference and neither will the fish!
8. To tie the pants
To prevent your pants from getting caught in the chain of the bike, use dental floss to tie the lower leg. Do the same when you go for a hike to prevent ticks from getting into your clothes.
9. To peel off photos
Use dental floss to gently peel off photos stuck in an album for example. Pass the thread between the photo and the page.
10. To stay healthy
Dental floss removes food residues between teeth. It prevents infections, prevents gingivitis and periodontal disease. Good dental hygiene also prevents heart disease and of course, losing teeth as you age.
Have you tried these tips with dental floss? Let us know in the comments if it worked for you. We can’t wait to hear from you!
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