Questions for Knowledge & Tips

Everyone should use a water flosser.

It is a home dental care device which uses a stream of high-pressure pulsating water intended to remove dental plaque and food residues between teeth and below the gumline, where toothbrushes couldn’t reach. If people don’t clean up in time, they will produce more harmful bacteria in the mouth.

Particularly for people with braces, bridges, implants, crowns or periodontal pockets. If you find it difficult to use string floss and have dental problems like bad breath, bleeding gums, gingivitis, periodontal diseases and so on, you need to have a try to improve your dental health.

We recommend using the water flosser before brushing your teeth. After flossing, plaques and food particles left around your gumline, and then a toothbrush can remove them effectively.

Dentists suggest to floss teeth at least once a day, you can do more if you wear braces or have orthodontic work.

Of course, water flossers can’t replace toothbrushes, just supplements, we still need to brush our teeth with toothpastes.

More and more people find it is so convenient and efficient to use a water flosser, and the string floss is hard to push and easy to hurt gums. People who wear braces and have orthodontic or dental work will prefer this oral irrigator to some extent, fully charged once and can be used for around one month (2 minutes for once a day).

Certainly.

Plaque is a yellowish film that forms on the teeth, and if we don’t brush and floss daily, plaque will be hardened into tartar, which can only be removed by a professional dentist.

Plaque and tartar can lead to cavities, gum infection, tooth loss, gingivitis and periodontal diseases.

Of course, water flosser can efficiently clean up food particles in between your teeth and toothbrushes couldn’t make it. If we fail to remove them in time, which will cause gingivitis, gum inflation or infection.

 

However, we have to remember that, no matter brushing or flossing after meals should be delayed in 30-60 minutes. If we brush or floss as soon as we finish the diet, it is harmful to our tooth enamel.

There are no risks of using a water flosser, instead, it has many benefits to our dental health.

A water flosser sprays fresh water between your teeth with steady stream, removing food debris and plaque in between the teeth.

According to the American Dental Association, water flossers effectively clear food debris and plaque between and around your teeth. Water flossing can be an excellent alternative if you have trouble flossing manually or have braces preventing you from moving floss between your teeth.

No.

Water flossers just spray steady stream of water with powerful pulses to your teeth and gums, however, it won’t exert pressure as much as string floss. String floss will increase the risks of additional gum recession if you push the string floss too violently on the gum tissue. This may allow the floss to go beneath the gumline, causing bleeding, gum recession, and even gum disease. Wounding the gums can open up sores where bacteria can enter the gum tissue, causing infection. 

Of course, we still need traditional floss to as a supplement, and when it comes to tartar, hardened plaque, which can only removed by a professional dentist.

Yes, it is helpful to heal periodontal disease.

There are various treatments for periodontitis, but all involve taking your at-home oral care and hygiene seriously. Dentists will recommend water flossing as a gentle and effective way to continue to treat your periodontal disease at home.

No. If you use a water flosser, just spray steady stream of water with powerful pulses to your teeth and gums, it won’t exert pressure as much as string floss, and not easy to hurt the tooth enamel.

Therefore, water flossers have become more and more popular, which is more convenient and efficient than string floss.