Tag Archives: floss

Stupid

That’s right I am going there. I am using the “s” word – stupid. I refuse to sugar coat it. This is stupid if it is true, and I bet it is. I found an article about how people hate … Continue reading

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Don’t Floss

Everyone in the dental world is in a dither over the latest light news story claiming that floss has not been proven effective.  In case you missed it, here is a link to one of the thousands of stories about … Continue reading

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Corny

This past week some friends and I were at a cookout. Our host grilled corn on the cob. Everyone raved about how delicious and sweet it was. I passed on it, even though I love corn on the cob. When … Continue reading

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World on a String

Floss is a great tool for keeping teeth clean, but it’s also a pretty strong multiuse string. A prisoner in Charlestown, West Virginia used dental floss to escape! According to the LATimes.com, “while cameras, guards and computer-controlled doors were keeping … Continue reading

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Bristles Are Better

Bristles do it better is right! Above you can see an image of the space in between two back teeth. You can see the floss wrapped around the tooth on the left, and how the floss is missing much of … Continue reading

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Forget Floss

Periodontal/gum disease is a big problem. According to a, “Dentistry Today” October 2012 headline, “Nearly Half of US Adults Have Some Level of Periodontitis”. I’m not surprised, we see it every day in the dental office, and I see it … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

This is a great holiday, love, flowers, and candy. You can’t go wrong. If you receive some candy from your valentine this year be sure to brush well, and floss! Candy and cavities go hand in hand. Here at the … Continue reading

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