5 myths about the mouth – Debunked

August 2, 2016
Kara Vavrosky, RDH

Kara Vavrosky, RDH is an Editorial Director at Modern Hygienist, a part of the Modern Dental Network. She is best known for running the popular Facebook page, Dental Hygiene with Kara RDH, and is the founder of DentalHygieneAnswers.com, a Q&A site for dental hygienists. Kara also serves on multiple advisory boards for dental-related companies and is a 2015-2016 ADHA Governance of Tomorrow Steering Committee member. You can learn more about Kara at KaraRDH.com.

Working in dentistry, we hear a lot of things patients think are true when it comes to oral health. It’s easy for these myths to be perpetuated online, but just because it’s on the internet doesn’t mean it’s true. Here are five myths where the record needs to be set straight with the truth.