Dental Flossing - Natural Toothpastes
When did dental floss become popular Way back in 1819, a dentist in New Orleans (US), Levi Spear Parmly, told patients to use waxed silk thread to clean the spaces in between their teeth. This was the first form of a dental floss, though it is likely that simple thread was used to remove food stuck in the teeth or around the gum line. In 1882 a company started making unwaxed silk floss. But it was only in 1898 that Johnson & Johnson patented dental floss that was initially made of the silk normally used for sutures in the medical profession. Now dental floss isRead More →