A Look Back at…How Dental Floss Might Not Be for Everyone

Allergic to Dental Floss: Bad Joke or Real Deal?

“I’m allergic to dental floss,” sounds like a joke or maybe a weak excuse to your hygienist about why you haven’t followed their home care advice. But some people actually may be, according to a recent paper in the Journal of the American Dental Association. The paper...
Hermey’s 2018 Toothy Holiday Gift Guide

Hermey’s 2018 Toothy Holiday Gift Guide

Nothing quite speaks to us during the holiday season like Hermey, the elf who wanted to be a dentist rather than make toys.   He would also probably enjoy a toothy gift or two or more. But what to get a dental elf – or anyone else with dentistry on the brain, for...
Toothbrushing Isn’t Enough

Toothbrushing Isn’t Enough

The statistics are all over the map, but one thing is clear: for most Americans, flossing isn’t a high priority. Most brush their teeth – if not as often or as well as they should – but less than half floss regularly. Some “forget.” Some...
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