The Facts about Flossing

This August, the US Department of Health and Human Services removed “flossing” from its list of recommended health practices. Since then, sources such as the New York Times, The Daily News, and the BBC have published articles famously questioning the efficacy of the famously under appreciated hygiene method. Although there is no doubt that news … Continued

The History of the Toothbrush

Toothbrush design and materials have come a long way. Early forms of the toothbrush have existed for nearly 5000 years. Ancient civilizations used a “chew stick,” a thin twig with a frayed end.