It’s simple. Multiple studies compare water flossing to string floss and the findings are consistent. Water flossing is superior. Especially when it comes to inflammation and gingivitis. One study showed that using water flossing reduced bleeding by 93% and was up to 52% more effective at reducing gingivitis than string floss. And Waterpik are the goto brand.
In this article we give you five great reasons why you should switch to, or start, water flossing.
Let’s start by being honest. Many of us tend to cringe when the dentist asks if we’ve been flossing. Nobody wants to lie. But the truth is…. lots of us just don’t do it. Even though it’s good for us!
Flossing takes too long.
It’s awkward to do.
It doesn’t feel nice
The floss frays or splits
…and so on.
But the fact is, much of what we eat and drink stays in our mouths in places your toothbrush can’t reach. Therefore, it’s important to add flossing to your daily dental hygiene routine. So, you want fresh breath and a winning smile, right? But don’t have the time, patience or dexterity with the waxy thread? The answer is water flossing!