A Knee Infection From Flossing?

knee ifection from flossingYou’ve probably heard that the mouth is the gateway to the rest of the body. But an article from MSN Health, it tells a bizarre story about a woman in Wisconsin who developed a knee infection from flossing too much.

Don’t think that this means you shouldn’t floss.  It is very rare that this would happen.  The women had a prosthetic knee and when she flossed, she flossed so vigorously that her gums bled.  This allowed for bacteria to enter her blood stream and infect the knee.

Read the full article here: Woman Suffers Nasty Knee Infection After Vigorous Tooth Flossing