Is Flossing Better than Brushing?

First, let’s get one thing out of the way. Both brushing and flossing are extremely beneficial to one’s oral hygiene regimen. By doing both, you will have stronger, healthier teeth by cleaning out tooth-decay causing bacteria, eliminating plaque and removing food particles wedged between teeth. Brushing and flossing are both necessary to oral hygiene, and all …

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 …