Daily dental hygiene isn’t just important for your teeth, but your overall health (and to help you avoid "leaky gums").
Tom Jozsi's unfortunate cough while getting a tooth filled sucked the inch-long tool deep into his lung.
Did you know that many patients who suffer from sleep disorders are also dealing with a problem directly related to disorders in their temporomandibular joint (TMJ)?
Let's be clear about one thing. No study, and certainly no dentist, would ever claim or even imply that flossing is harmful. You would be hard-pressed to find a study that concludes a person's health is improved by eliminating flossing from her oral health routine.
This is why it is paramount for everyone, especially new parents, to understand the importance of their child forming good breathing habits.
Because of the scare tactics, including graphic images of bad teeth, many have been pushed into over-brushing.