National Flossing Day

A bright and happy child joyfully using dental floss, wearing a cute little animal-themed onesie, in a colorful and playful bathroom setting..
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Attention, grinning gum guardians! Here comes a day dedicated to that thin piece of string hidden in your bathroom drawer, yes, we’re talking about floss! Back with a history as entangled as last year's dental care routine, it's time to clear the plaque and delve into the wonderfully woven story of National Flossing Day.

When is Flossing Day?

It's national flossing day on the 25th November.

A Delightful Trip Down Memory Lane

If you found the most mentions of National Flossing Day lining the digital media landscape on 25 Nov 2016, you know you're not alone. The internet nearly imploded with 2071 mentions celebrating this day, proving that dental hygiene is anything but mundane.

Twisted Tales

National Flossing Day is the dental do-gooders' answer to the Thanksgiving hangover, reminding people to floss away the remnants of that turkey dinner. Before this day got the internet buzzing, it was merely a well-concealed secret among dental professionals.

Winding Through the Flossing Phenomenon

National Flossing Day has captured the hearts and teeth of people across the globe, making a humble piece of twisted string into a celebrity overnight. It employs the universal language of dental hygiene to break down the boundaries of geography and language. The day acknowledges the quiet hero that dutifully dislodges the nefarious bit of popcorn or turkey that, left unchecked, could lead to the dreaded dental apocalypse.

The Future of Flossing

From here on out, National Flossing Day is bound to be a steadfast fixture in the dental calendar, continuing to garner attention and spread smiles (and good oral hygiene!) far and wide. So go ahead, grab that floss and mark the next National Flossing Day in your calendar. You’ll not only be doing your teeth a favor, but also joining a global movement of dental warriors.

Did you know?

Did you know? The concept of flossing is older than you think. It’s suggested that prehistoric men used horse hair to floss their teeth!


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First identified

27th November 2015

Most mentioned on

25th November 2016

Total mentions


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