Assess the association of flossing with periodontitis.
MATERIALS AND METHODS
This was a cross-sectional study using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) years 2011-2014. We used three categories of flossing: 0-1, 2-4 and ≥5 days in the past week and the CDC definition of periodontitis. We calculated odds ratios controlling for… (More)