Fun Dental Facts 3

Year commercial floss was first manufactured: 1882

Material it was first made of: silk

Newest material: gortex

Amount bought per person: 18 yards

Amount that should be bought per person: 122 yards (figuring on a foot a day)

Percent who say they floss daily: 28% (some are fibbibg according to the sales data above)

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

83% of people believe their teeth are more important to their appearance than hair and eyes.


About BarotzDental

Dr. Charles S. Barotz is a 1980 graduate of Georgetown University School of Dentistry and has dedicated his life to provide you with the best that dentistry has to offer. Dr. Barotz is continually educating himself and his staff with the newest dental techniques and approaches, in order to provide you with advanced, state of the art, comfortable, personalized, and antiseptic dental care. Dr. Barotz has been published and lectures internationally on numerous subjects relating to excellence in dentistry.
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