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Dr. Nemeth WARNS Against Using FLOSS Brands With “Forever Chemicals” PFAS

Certain brands of dental floss have been found to have high concentration of #pfas , a chemical found in non-stick cookware, pesticides, paint and cleaning products.

33% of dental floss products tested had indications of PFAS “forever chemicals,” while 67% of products did not. In other words, 13 out of 39 products had indications of PFAS.

No tested tooth floss marketed to children had any indications of PFAS “forever chemicals.”

It may be wise to consider switching dental flosses to one of the ones recommended below.

Floss with PFAS
Oral-B Glide Pro-Health Deep Clean Floss 
Solimo (Amazon) Extra Comfort Mint Dental Floss 
Colgate Total Mint Waxed Dental Floss
Up & Up (Target) Smooth Slide Floss Mint 
Burst Refillable Dental Floss Juniper & Berry 
**Colgate Total Mint Waxed Dental Floss 
drTungs Smart Floss 
EcoRoots Bamboo Floss 
Listerine Reach Ultraclean Floss 
**Oral B Glide Pro-Health Deep Clean Floss (This product is quite possibly 24% PFAS!!!!!!)
**Solimo (Amazon) Extra Comfort Mint Dental Floss 
RiseWell Scrubby Floss 
Rite Aid Premium Waxed Dental Floss 
**Up & Up (Target) Smooth Slide Floss Mint 
Wellnesse 100% Biodegradable Silk Peppermint Floss 

Floss with no PFAS
Bambo Earth Pure Silk Eco Floss Mint Flavored 
Boka Ela Mint Floss 
Cocofloss Delicious Mint 
Desert Essence Tea Tree Oil Dental Floss
Etee Plastic Free Biodegradable Silk Waxed Floss Mint Flavor 
Public Goods Tooth Floss 
Smart Life Company Straw Wheat Floss Picks 
The Humble Co. Plant-Based Materials Floss Picks 
Thrive Market Gentle Tape Floss Tea Tree Mint 
Tom’s of Maine Naturally Waxed Antiplaque flat floss 
Wowe Silk Floss Natural Mint 
CVSHealth EaseBetween Original Dental Floss 
Dentek Kids Fun Monster Flossers 
Dr. Rams Fun Flexi Flossers Fun Fruity Flavor 
Equate (Walmart) Mint Waxed Dental Floss 
Gum Crayola Kids Flossers Grape Flavor Fluoride Coated 
Holy Rose Kids Dental Floss Dispenser 
Oral B Superfloss Mint Dental Floss for Braces 
Piico Dental Floss Picks for Kids 
Plackers Twin-Line 
Platypus Orthodontic Flosser 
Quip Floss Pick Refill 
Smartly (Target Brand) Waxed Mint Dental Floss 
REACH Mint Waxed Floss 
T Smile R 3rd Generation Floss 
Trueocity Kids Flossers Bubblegum Flavor 

Sources

Some dental floss may expose people to harmful chemicals


https://www.health.com/condition/oral-health/pfas-floss
https://www.rdhmag.com/patient-care/article/14233922/pfas-in-dental-floss-bad-for-our-health
https://www.mamavation.com/beauty/toxic-pfas-dental-floss-tooth-floss.html

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