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Is It Recommended to use a Water Flosser?

 teeth health smile dentistWater is an alternative to the string when flossing the teeth. The water flosser is recommended for people who hate using dental floss.

Key takeaways:

  • Dentists recommend that you should floss at least every day to maintain healthy teeth and gums.
  • Where the use of a dental floss is not possible, the best alternative is the use of a water flosser.
  • The water flosser is recommended for people who have permanent bridges or wear braces.

The American Dental Association says a water flosser may be a better choice than dental floss if you have a hard time using dental floss.

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Dr Ashley Davenport BDS MFGDP(UK)

I qualified as a dentist in 1995 and can honestly say that I have been doing a job that I love for the past 20 plus years. Most people who know me well know that dentistry is a passion for me and that if I won the lottery I would still want to have some dentistry in my life. I get huge satisfaction from treating patients and making a difference to ...

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