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Ask the Doctors - If flossing hasn't been proven to work, do I really need to do it?

April 13, 2018

Ask the Doctors – If flossing hasn’t been proven to work, do I really need to do it?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: If there’s no proof that flossing is beneficial, do I really need to do it? You’re referring to an article published by the Associated Press and other media outlets last summer, which revealed that the studies cited by the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Periodontology to recommend daily flossing are scientifically inadequate. […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, brushing your teeth, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, flossing, oral health