Best-Rated Dental Floss and Picks

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Most Satisfied Customers | All Smiles

Aussies have rated All Smiles as the top choice in Canstar Blue’s latest dental floss and picks ratings, with five-star reviews in ease of use, effectiveness, packaging, taste and overall satisfaction.

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How we rate dental floss and picks

Our review compares dental floss and picks on customer satisfaction, so you can find out what other Aussies think about the compared brands before you go ahead with a purchase. Think of it as like asking hundreds of your closest mates which dental floss and pick they think is best!

Canstar Blue surveyed 1,023 Australians for their feedback on the dental floss and/or picks they’ve purchased and used in the last six months.

  • The outcomes reported in these ratings are measured via accredited research panels managed by Qualtrics.

Respondents rate their satisfaction with their dental floss and pick brand(s) from zero to 10, where zero is extremely dissatisfied and 10 is extremely satisfied. Brand satisfaction was rated by respondents on the following criteria:
  • Overall satisfaction: measures consumer satisfaction with a dental floss and/or pick brand as an individual score, NOT a combined total of all criteria.
  • Value for money: the price of the dental floss and/or picks is reasonable given the quality and quantity.
  • Ease of use: process for use is simple and efficient in achieving results.
  • Effectiveness: the dental floss/pick performs as described when using the recommended amount of the product.
  • Packaging: it provides sufficient information, is easy to use, easy to store and functional.
  • Taste: it tastes as expected from the flavour description and does not have an unpleasant taste.

The winning brand is the one that receives the highest overall satisfaction rating once all the scores from the overall satisfaction criteria are combined and averaged.

  • Overall satisfaction is asked as a specific question and represents an individual measure, not a combined total of all criteria.
  • When we cannot determine a clear winner from the criteria for the overall satisfaction rating, we will then look at the other criteria measured in the rating.
    • The brand with the highest number of five-star ratings within the supporting criteria will become the five-star recipient in overall satisfaction, and thus win the award. If a clear leader still cannot be determined from the supporting criteria, joint winners will be declared.

Brands must have received at least 30 responses to be included, so not all brands available in the market have been compared in this survey. The brands rated in this survey are listed below in order of best overall satisfaction.

  • All Smiles
  • Piksters
  • ALDI Dentitex
  • Colgate
  • Oral-B
  • Coles
  • Sensodyne

Find more detailed information on our Most Satisfied Customer methodology.

Top Dental Floss and Pick Brand – All Smiles


All Smiles came out on top with its Total Care dental floss and Total Care picks and brushes. The Woolworths-owned brand offers a range of dental floss and picks, including brushes and a plastic flosser. All Smiles’ dental floss is mint-flavoured, contains fluoride and comes in a shred-resistant 50-metre roll. Its pick range includes interdental floss brushes that come in packs of 10 and are available in sizes extra small, small, medium and large. All Smiles also has mint-flavoured dental flossers with 100% recycled plastic handles that come in packs of 50.

What are dental picks?

Dental picks include interdental brushes and plastic flossers. Brushes are excellent for cleaning between braces or bridges and hard-to-reach places between your teeth, and are highly effective at removing plaque. Flossers are a plastic utensil with a curved head and dental floss pre-threaded through the opening. They work in a similar way to traditional floss and get between your teeth to remove food.

How often should you floss your teeth?

Dentists recommend flossing your teeth at least once a day, but this advice will vary based on your specific dental needs and history. For example, people with sensitive gums or braces may be advised to floss less regularly or not at all. Here’s how frequently Aussies floss their teeth, according to a Canstar Blue survey.

  • Every day: 38%
  • A few times a week: 26%
  • More than once a day: 12%
  • Weekly: 8%
  • A few times a month: 8%

About our consumer experts

Kate Lockyer: Content Producer

This report was written by Canstar Blue’s Home & Lifestyle Content Producer Kate Lockyer. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Journalism at the University of Queensland and has written for a variety of different organisations and publications for multiple years.


Meet the Editorial Team


Samantha Howse: Consumer Research Specialist

Sam Howse Research Specialist

Samantha Howse is Canstar Blue’s Consumer Research Specialist, coordinating the consumer research program behind our customer satisfaction awards across Canstar and Canstar Blue in Australia and New Zealand. Sam has earned a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) from Griffith University and, with seven years in market research and two years in marketing, she is experienced in survey design, implementation and analysis, coupled with an understanding of marketing principles and best practice.


Meet the Research Team

Past ratings

Here are the past winners of Canstar Blue’s dental floss and pick ratings:

  • 2023: Piksters
  • 2022: Colgate


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