Should I Really Toss the Floss?

You’ve probably heard the recent news reports that flossing was dropped as a recommended practice from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans this year. Many people have interpreted this to mean that flossing is no longer important, but Dr. Crabtree and his staff still believe flossing is an important part of daily dental hygiene. Every day they see how the use of floss benefits their patients. Why was floss tossed out of the Dietary Guidelines? The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are chiefly nutritional guidelines, … read more →