Are you searching for an easier way to floss your teeth? If so, then you can take water flossing into consideration, especially if using regular floss is difficult or impossible for you. Water flossing is easier to handle than a string of dental floss while it does the same job as dental floss.
Water flossing generally involves a small tank that feeds water to a handheld extension. The device pushes water out the nozzle to clean out plaque and leftover food from between your teeth. Aiming the nozzle is much easier than using string.
There are a number of people who might find water flossing very helpful. If you have movement difficulties, especially in your hands, then water flossing might help you keep your teeth healthy.
The water flosser can help people with braces and other dental inserts. Braces can hinder your ability to floss because they go over the gaps between your teeth. The water can bypass your braces to accomplish what would have been a trying feat otherwise.
Despite all the advantages of a water flosser, we encourage you to brush twice daily. It is called a flosser for a reason, so it will not replace brushing. Combine these two practices, and you have a better shot at keeping your mouth healthy and your teeth worthy of display.
We here at Best Care Dental in Colorado Springs, Colorado hope you found this post helpful. Feel free to meet with Dr. Vahid Bashi, our dentist, if you need a checkup or anything else. Call 719-627-5916 to schedule an appointment.