A member asked:

Can you tell me if i don't have any dental floss handy, can human hair be used instead?

8 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Use floss: There's a pharmacy less than 5 minutes from your home. And in this way you'll have floss to use on a daily basis to keep your teeth healthy.

Answered 4/13/2016


Dr. Paul Grin answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Not recommended: Everyone gets plaque, and it can only be removed by flossing with a dental floss or a cleaning from your dentist.

Answered 5/31/2015



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