By now, everyone has read or heard about the Associated Press article throwing shade at flossing. To summarize: Last year, the AP, under the Freedom of Information Act, asked the departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture to provide the publication with evidence that flossing works. Reviewing about 25 studies comparing the effects of brushing alone with brushing and flossing, the AP concluded the research used to previously recommend flossing did not actually meet the criteria that the Department of Health and Human Services requires to write something into its Dietary Guidelines. The studies the government did have, said the AP, suffered from short durations and small sample sizes. The article spread like wildfire. People were quick to conclude that flossing has no health benefits and therefore people could stop doing it. No study, and certainly no dentist, would ever claim or even imply that flossing is harmful. In fact, the conclusion that most studies draw is that even though the data are limited, the potential benefits of flossing outweigh the risks. They recruited children aged four to 13 and split them into three groups: kids professionally flossed five days a week; kids professionally flossed once every three months; and kids who self-reported flossing at home. The study lasted 18 months, and the findings were hardly surprising.
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