If Flossing with Thread Is a Struggle, Switch to a Water Flosser
posted: May 18, 2017.
If flossing with thread is a struggle, switch to a water flosser. Typically, water flossers are used when traditional thread becomes too hard due to muscle disorders, a physical accident, orthodontic braces are being worn, or simply old age. No matter what reason you need to switch to a water flosser, they will impress and astound with their ability to keep your teeth and gums clean.
A water flosser does not need thread to clean between your teeth. Instead, it shoots a steady beam of water at your teeth designed to wash away nasty food residue and harmful plaque capable of creating harmful acids that cause dental erosion. With a water flosser, your teeth with benefit from this heightened cleaning tool to use in compliment of your toothbrush, although you will only need to water floss once per day.
Water flossers are also highly effective at keeping previous oral health care services clean. This includes braces, dental bridges, dental crowns, and dentures that may be present in your smile. Some treatments cannot be easily cleaned with traditional floss, so water flossers must be used.
If you would like to meet with Dr. Alan Nix and our team at Alan L. Nix DDS for an oral health care examination, please call 972-563-7633 to schedule an appointment at our dentist office in Terrell, Texas. Come on in to learn more about your options to get the bright and healthy smile you’ve always wanted.