Further Recommendations for the Water-Pik (Water Floss)

Further Recommendations for the Water- Pik (Water Floss)   Until a few years ago I would never recommended the Water-Pik.   Patients gave up doing all their other home care and did a really lazy job with their Water-Pik. When they came in for a cleaning their gums looked much worse. Over the last 5 years, I’ve learned that when patients do the other home care routine (proper...

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ACCOLADES FOR WATER FLOSS

Accolades for Water Floss   Over the years I have been reluctant to recommend any kind of oral irrigation to my patients. Yes, it does remove debris and may get some of the surface plaque off of the teeth. Also, it may make the patient’s mouth feel and taste better. But on the down side,some patients quit flossing altogether and sometimes don’t even brush and their mouths look terrible....

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