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Aqua Basics

If you can’t pull out the bands because you do not have a good grip on the plastic bag, why not use your teeth? While this is not a smart thing to do because it might damage your teeth, it does get the job done. Bite the tag end of the plastic bag, and with both hands, push the bag downward away from your mouth until the rubber bands come off. This technique may be employed in not-so-difficult scenarios. This allows you to hold the ends of the plastic while using the strength of both hands to straighten them and remove the rubber bands. This technique is best used when • Plastic bags are small with short tag ends • The way the bands are tied are not impossible to loosen This technique might earn the ire of my dentist. But in all honesty, I have not experienced any dental concerns, mainly because I don’t use this on the toughest of cases.