11 unusual uses for dental floss

Be honest, the goody bag you're handed as you leave the dentist is most likely *still* sitting in the trunk of your car.

Packed with a travel toothbrush, a kid-sized tube of toothpaste and a roll of floss, these plastic goody bags never really stood a chance, quickly tossed in the back of your bathroom drawer. Don't worry, because we all leave the dentist ready to start anew with our blinding pearly whites -- a mindset that is seemingly forgotten the second we step out of the doctor's office.

See more incredible floss hacks

Sure, you may not think that roll of dental floss has any use, but in reality, it's actually a life-changing product. If you didn't already know, dental floss can seamlessly reattach buttons, slice a cake in a way that would make Martha Stewart jealous, and start a fire if you're ever stranded in the woods, "Lost" style.

Scroll through above to learn about the mind-blowing ways floss can become your number one hack. But seriously, please get flossing.

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