Sorry, you can’t stop flossing
For many years, dentists have been recommending flossing as an essential element of dental hygiene. But according to a recent report from the Associated Press, the medical benefits of flossing may be completely insecure. This news caused an uproar in the media. From the Department of Health and Human Services to the American Dental Association, everyone recommends using dental floss every day to prevent plaque formation, gum disease and tooth decay, but according to the Associated Press, these claims are based on research with major flaws. For example, the outdated detection method and my study time are too short.