August 29, 2022
by CTV News
Many Canadians like to joke that they are “allergic to flossing,” which is why they never do it.
A report earlier this month seemed to let them off the hook, revealing there wasn’t a lot of evidence to support the practice.
Many dentists immediately scrambled to insist that flossing is as important as ever for preventing gum disease. But a new study finds that in a small group of patients, an allergy to flossing could actually be real.