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October 26, 2020 News News

First ‘Murder’ Hornet Nest Found in U.S., Scientists Helped by Dental Floss

by CTV News

Scientists in Washington state have discovered the first nest of so-called murder hornets in the United States and plan to wipe it out Saturday to protect native honeybees, officials said. The process of how scientists discovered the nest was equally

January 21, 2019 News News

ADA Statement on Study Involving Dental Floss

by American Dental Association

Recent, wide-spread news coverage based upon a recent research study may raise unwarranted concern about the safety of certain types of dental floss. The ADA Science Institute finds the data insufficient to support the conclusions presented in this research and

June 5, 2017 Product Spotlight

SUNSTAR Launches New Generation of Flossers for Professional Market

by Sunstar Americas

Sunstar Americas announced today that it is introducing GUM Flossers with Control Grip to the professional dental market as a significantly enhanced replacement for its GUM Flossers line. The new line also includes new Comfort Slide flossers, which feature a

August 18, 2016 News Dental CareDental HygieneNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Colgate Study Finds Good Oral Health Habits Are Common In Multicultural Communities

by PR Newswire

Colgate today revealed the results from a national oral health care survey of more than 3,000 multicultural Americans, specifically Hispanics, African-Americans, Asian Americans and Native Americans. The survey sourced questions from leading dental associations including the American Dental Association, Hispanic Dental

August 16, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Flossing Is Now Debatable Due To Allergic Reactions In Patients

by Josh Crabb, CTV News Winnipeg

Dentists have long taught people the benefits of flossing as part of good oral health. A new made in Manitoba study put the practice under the microscope and the results are surprising. Dentists actually asked some of their patients to

August 2, 2016 News AnnouncementDental CareGeneral PracticeNewsPublic Health

Flossing May Not Be The Key To Good Oral Health

by Associated Press

It’s one of the most universal recommendations in all of public health: Floss daily to prevent gum disease and cavities. Except there’s little proof that flossing works. Still, the federal government, dental organizations and manufacturers of floss have pushed the