Though it has been a promoted practice since 1979, flossing has been removed from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans due to insufficient evidence that it helps prevent gum disease. What do you think?


“Well, that’s three minutes of my life I’ll never get back.”

Duff Bradley • Corn Shucker

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“Wow, have they really been telling us to floss for 37 years? It seems like only yesterday I was roundly ignoring that.”

Shawn Boyles • Lens Bender

“Still good for getting excess blood out of my gums, though.”

Jolene Smigel • Trophy Engraver