Our silk floss coated in candelilla wax is an environmentally-conscious alternative to plastic dental floss.

  • 2 Silk Floss Spools (33 yrds / 30 m each) + 1 Refillable Glass Container.
  • Pure Silk Thread with Candelilla Wax. Unflavored.
  • 100% Home Compostable Product and Packaging.

Additional information

Weight 0.05 lbs
Dimensions 1.5 × .75 × 3.25 in

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All your Questions Answered

How is silk dental floss made?

Silk dental floss is made from silk thread which is then coated in plant-based candelilla wax. The candelilla wax finish allows the silk thread to move easily between teeth. The resulting finished product has the same look and feel as plastic dental floss.

Did you know? Silk dental floss existed before plastic dental floss and was widely used throughout Europe and America before the advent of plastic.

Is silk dental floss compostable?

Yes. Silk dental floss is 100% backyard compostable. There is no need to run silk dental floss through a commerical composting system. Because the components are 100% natural, the silk dental floss will naturally decompose in any setting.

Is silk floss good for the environment?

The answer is a definitive yes. Silk dental floss is a 100% natural product that will completely return to the earth after you finish using it. In contrast plastic dental floss is non-biodegradable and can be found wherever plastic waste exists: oceans, landfills, beaches.

Is silk dental floss vegan?

No, silk dental floss is not vegan. Silk thread is a product of a silk worm (an insect) and is therefore considered to be an non-plant-based product.

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  1. 1 out of 8 people found this helpful
    Danielle Sellers

    I'm done with regular floss

    Danielle Sellers

    I love that this floss feels more natural and I don’t need to worry about any weird toxic stuff getting in my teeth. Silk is for sure the way to go.

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  2. 32 out of 39 people found this helpful

    Works great

    Deborah (verified owner)

    I just ran out and plan to buy some more. Very pleased with this product.

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