Yes, flossing definitely is important


Every hygienist’s nightmare occurred this past summer when news headlines told the public that they really didn’t need to floss. The Associated Press released a report that opposed the recommendation of all dentists stating that flossing didn’t necessarily foster good oral health. The report analyzed 25 studies that compared tooth brushing with flossing to tooth brushing alone. It concluded that there was weak evidence to prove the benefits of flossing.