Sep 01, 2016

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Recently, media outlets were buzzing with the news that flossing, as it turns out, isn’t as impactful on oral health as your dentist would have you believe. Like much media hype, this particular news flash is more rumor mill grist than real deal.

No doubt plenty of people were breathing sighs (smelly ones) of relief, enjoying a false sense of security about their routine failure to floss. Maybe you were even one of them. I knew it, you might have thought. Waste of time. But, you thought wrong. Flossing is a critical step to smart oral care. Skipping it has consequences you will certainly want to avoid. Here, we give you the 411 on flossing.