Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental recently came across a dentist on the web who is telling his patients to stop flossing their teeth.
Here’s what the New York doctor said…
Yep, you read that right: I’m a dentist and I’m suggesting that you throw away your floss.
The dentist goes on to say that oral irrigation is better than flossing. What does Dr. Jergins think about this?
“First, please do floss!” says Dr. Jergins. “While flossing is not 100 percent effective in removing bacteria and food build up below the gums, it does a world of good. Plus, for those who can’t afford an oral irrigator, flossing contributes greatly to … Read the rest