Which dental floss is better waxed or unwaxed?
Waxed floss can be easier to slide between closely spaced teeth. Unwaxed floss will squeak against cleaned teeth, indicating plaque has been removed. Bonded unwaxed floss does not fray as easily as regular unwaxed floss , but does tear more than waxed floss .
What is dental floss waxed with?
A: Waxed floss has a coating that makes it easier to get floss between teeth that are tightly spaced together. Unwaxed floss isn’t coated, so it’s thinner and won’t have any flavoring. As for which is better, it depends on personal preference.