Turns out flossing may not be as beneficial as we thought

Good news for those who have been lying to their dentists about flossing for decades!

An investigation by the Associated Press revealed that the benefits of the tedious task are largely unproven. After analyzing 25 studies on the subject from the last decade, they discovered outdated and unrealistic methods were being used, resulting in findings that were “weak, very unreliable,” of “very low” quality, and carried “a moderate to large potential for bias.”

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