Tag: <span>Flossing</span>

Oral hygiene and health care. Smiling women use dental floss white healthy teeth. Dental Health blog by Mark R. Turner, DDS Taunton, MA

Don’t take flossing advice from mainstream media

Don’t take flossing advice from mainstream media A few years ago, the news was abuzz with stories about the lack of scientific evidence to support the claim that daily flossing is beneficial.  Here are a few of those headlines. U.S. News and World Report “Health Buzz: Flossing Doesn’t Actually Work, Report Says” (1) The Telegraph “Flossing […]
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The Ancient Virtue of Brushing and Flossing

The ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle was a big proponent of something called virtue ethics.  It was an ethical theory primarily focused on how to develop human virtues (e.g. courage, ambition, patience, etc.), as opposed to creating ethical rules or measuring ethical outcomes.   In other words, the question for him was, “What would an ethical person do?”  And […]

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