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Is a Waterpik Better Than Dental Floss?

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Flossing your teeth is an essential practice to complement your daily brushing and help remove plaque and food particles from places where your toothbrush can’t reach. Traditional string dental floss has long been used, but there are alternatives to this type of floss, one of them being water flossers, a popular brand being Waterpik.

Water Pik uses a pressurized yet gentle stream of water to “floss” and remove debris from between teeth. But are water flossers such as Waterpik better than regular dental floss?

Here’s what you need to know!

An article by Dr. Jason Abel. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: Is a Waterpik Better Than Dental Floss?

About Dr. Jason Abel

Dr. Jason Abel has taken extensive continuing education in order to stay current and informed in the latest procedures and techniques in dentistry. He is a “Preferred Provider” of Invisalign invisible braces, and enjoys the opportunity to provide a wide range of dental treatment for his patients, including root canals, extractions, dentures, and restorative dentistry.
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We were excited to open our doors on May 1 for regular patient care.  We will continue to strive to provide a clean, safe and caring environment. You may notice a few differences when you arrive at our office, but they are part of the new protocol we have implemented.

 

IMPORTANT: rather than entering our office upon arrival, please call us first (703-815-0775) to let us know you’re here. You will be asked some screening questions over the phone, and then may enter our reception area where your temperature will be taken and hand sanitizer provided. Your shoes will also be lightly sprayed with disinfectant. You will then be escorted to a disinfected treatment room.

We are excited to welcome you back to our office!