We tend to think that using one of these in the ears for cleaning, gives you some (actually lots of) pleasure. Brits, on the other hand, find one of these useful for in between teeth debridements. From a press release by the British Dental Health Foundation:
Five worst flossing implements used by people in the UK:
– 1. Screwdrivers -2. Earrings -3. Needles -4. Keys -5. Paper clips
A survey has revealed that people are risking their oral health by picking their teeth with dangerous household implements!
According to the National Dental Survey, conducted by the British Dental Health Foundation in association with HealthSure, many people simply use whatever is close to hand to remove food trapped between the teeth.
Over 60% of people questioned for the survey admitted to using makeshift items to pick their teeth, with screwdrivers, scissors, needles and knives being among the answers given.
The press release…