Myths about Dentistry

Dentist Reston

There are some things about teeth that are just not true. These are just a few dentistry myths:

Sugar rots your teeth. Eating three candy bars, then brushing your teeth, is less harmful to your dental health than eating one, and not brushing afterward.

Put Aspirin ON your Toothache. … if you want to burn your mouth!

100 years ago, 50% of North American Adults were TOOTHLESS! Today less than 10% of adults over 65 have lost teeth.

Was there Floss on Giligan’s Island? “If you were stuck on a desert island and a boat could bring only one thing, you’d want it to be floss.” – Samuel B. Low, DDS.

Kids get more cavities than adults. MYTH.