Why Flossing is Actually Good for You

Why Flossing is Actually Good for You

The effectiveness of flossing recently  became the subject of controversy based on findings published by the Associated Press. Essentially, the AP announced that there hadn’t been enough reliable research conducted on the benefits of flossing and the overall effects it has on oral health. Their conclusion? Maybe we don’t need to floss after all.

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7 Disgusting Things That May Be Lurking on Your Toothbrush

We’re supposed to use our toothbrushes at least twice daily to keep our teeth and gums clean and healthy. But – surprise! – our brushes might not be as clean as we think. Given enough time, a lot of nasty things can be found lurking between the bristles. Scientists estimate that there are on average 1.2 million microscopic organisms (!) on every toothbrush.