In this post from The Parkway Dentist in Fort Worth, we’re reviewing the water flosser, also known as interdental cleaner, interdental irrigator, or water jet.
A water irrigation device oscillates a stream of water through a small tube to shoot out particles of food and plaque from around and between teeth. Numerous studies over the years have substantiated the effectiveness of water flossing for good dental health.
Should Your Child Use a Water Flosser?
To answer this question, talk to us.
The following may determine whether your child should use one.
- Braces or other orthodontic appliances
- A physical restriction that diminishes ability to brush and/or floss
- Gums that bleed when flossing
- Aversion to flossing
- Sensitive teeth
The team at The Parkway Dentist would love to help your child learn the best techniques for keeping gums pink and healthy and firmly attached to cavity-free teeth. We offer general and family dentistry, restorative dentistry, and many other services. Schedule your next checkup with us today!
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