Don’t Stop Yet

Federal Government, ADA Emphasize Importance of Flossing and Interdental Cleaners

Recent news reports question whether existing scientific research support oral health benefits associated with flossing. The bottom line for dentists and patients is that a lack of strong evidence doesn’t equate to a lack of effectiveness. As doctors of oral health, dentists are in the best position to advise their patients on oral hygiene practices because they know their patient’s oral health status and health history.

For a full article on the new flossing information see:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/dont-stop-flossing-your-teeth_us_57a0d8e9e4b08a8e8b5fab3e?utm_hp_ref=dental-health

61732293 - dental hygiene. closeup of beautiful happy smiling woman with beauty face and perfect smile cleaning, flossing healthy white teeth using floss. oral health, tooth care concept. high resolution image

61732293 – dental hygiene. closeup of beautiful happy smiling woman with beauty face and perfect smile cleaning, flossing healthy white teeth using floss. oral health, tooth care concept. high resolution image