Don’t Like Flossing?

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So you don’t want to floss, try a water flosser.

Researchers at the University of Southern California Center for Biofilm found that a three-second application of pulsating water at 70 psi was capable of reducing 99.9% of plaque biofilm from treated areas… Researchers compared the plaque removing capability of the water flosser to traditional dental floss. In a group of subjects who had abstained from all oral hygiene for 23-25 hours, the water flosser paired with a manual toothbrush was 29% more effective at removing plaque… than traditional floss and a manual toothbrush.1

1. John, Carol, RDH, MS Busting Dental Myths, RDH magazine June 2013; 40-41