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Flossing Is BS!
Every dentist has the same message: "floss, floss, floss!" But turns out it's all a big lie! turns out flossing isn't quite the magical solution it's been made out to be. But as there's a twist to this story... Anthony explains. Read More: The Flimsy Evidence for Flossing http://bigthink.com/experts-corner/the-flimsy-evidence-for-flossing "While working as a research fellow at the Primate Research Institute at the University of Kyoto in Japan, French ethologist Jean-Baptiste Leca witnessed a sight that would prompt a toothy smile from any dentist." The efficacy of dental floss in addition to a toothbrush on plaque and parameters of gingival inflammation: a systematic review. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19138178 "The aim of this study was to assess systematically the adjunctive effect of both flossing and toothbrushing versus toothbrushing alone on plaque and gingivitis." Summary Review/Periodontal disease http://www.nature.com/ebd/journal/v13/n1/full/6400835a.html "Weak, unreliable evidence suggests flossing plus toothbrushing may be associated with a small reduction in plaque..." Subscribe to Loot Crate and Support DNews! www.lootcrate.com/dnews Watch More: Why We Blush: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjG8p0icOTg TestTube Wild Card: http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-440-skipping-meals?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT Why We Yawn: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3-wFGtnchY ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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Flossing Is BS!
Every dentist has the same message: "floss, floss, floss!" But turns out it's all a big lie! turns out flossing isn't quite the magical solution it's been made out to be. But as there's a twist to this story... Anthony explains. Read More: The Flimsy Evidence for Flossing http://bigthink.com/experts-corner/the-flimsy-evidence-for-flossing "While working as a research fellow at the Primate Research Institute at the University of Kyoto in Japan, French ethologist Jean-Baptiste Leca witnessed a sight that would prompt a toothy smile from any dentist." The efficacy of dental floss in addition to a toothbrush on plaque and parameters of gingival inflammation: a systematic review. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19138178 "The aim of this study was to assess systematically the adjunctive effect of both flossing and toothbrushing versus toothbrushing alone on plaque and gingivitis." Summary Review/Periodontal disease http://www.nature.com/ebd/journal/v13/n1/full/6400835a.html "Weak, unreliable evidence suggests flossing plus toothbrushing may be associated with a small reduction in plaque..." Subscribe to Loot Crate and Support DNews! www.lootcrate.com/dnews Watch More: Why We Blush: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjG8p0icOTg TestTube Wild Card: http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-440-skipping-meals?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT Why We Yawn: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3-wFGtnchY ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
Date: 10/19/13
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