Author: Julia

Do You Really Have to Floss Every Day?

All dentists recommend that you floss at least once a day, if not more, to ensure good dental health. Are they all part of some global conspiracy, or is there some merit to this advice? Unfortunately, they aren’t lying; flossing every day is a crucial preventative measure to reduce the chance of getting gingivitis, cavities, and …

Best Tips for Water Flossing

For those who are confused on how to use a water flosser, this article is for you. Water flossing might be confusing at first, but trust me, it is much easier to do and less tedious than string flossing. Below are the steps you should perform as a basic overview for what a typical flossing session …

What is An Oral Irrigator?

Oral irrigators are a revolutionary oral hygiene product that can gently yet thoroughly clean one’s gums and teeth. It works by shooting a rapidly pulsating stream of water to eliminate plaque and food debris between teeth and under the gum line that string flossing often misses. The multiple sprays of water can be adjusted to be …

What is a Waterpik?

If you’ve used any water-based cleaning product sometime in the last decade, it was probably a Waterpik product. What exactly is Waterpik, and what do they do? They are known specifically for their signature oral care device, the Waterpik dental water jet a.k.a. water flossers or oral irrigators. They also manufacture shower heads and additional oral …

Benefits of Water Flossing

Water flossing is a relatively new method of cleaning between teeth by removing plaque. The machine that dispenses the water is known as either a water pick or water jet. Initially, water jets were exclusively used only in professional dental offices. Since then, it has been made commercially available for consumer use at home. There are …