Getting Started: Is A Water Flosser Beneficial?

If you’ve been interested in figuring out ways to best protect your gum health lately, then the idea of using a water flosser may have crossed your mind. Talk with friends and family members and you will likely hear some glowing reviews! However, you’re still lacking some key information that lets you know whether we approve of this product, how to use it effectively, and more. Get started with some initial advice and remember to ask for further details the next time we see you!

Yes, It’s Good For You!

First things first, the answer regarding whether a water flosser is beneficial for your gum health is yes! When you use this powerful stream of water, you gently and effectively remove additional plaque and debris from your smile, while you massage your gum tissue. Of course, protecting your gums from inflammation and infection is primarily about keeping the space between teeth and just beneath your gumline as free from buildup as possible.

It’s Best As A Supplement

One of the reasons it’s best to speak with us about incorporating something like a water flosser into your dental hygiene at home? You will pretty much always need to floss between teeth with dental floss in some manner. However, this product may help you as a supplement, ensuring you’re getting your smile extraordinarily clean.

When It’s For Your Hands

If you are interested in a water flosser primarily because you’re having trouble flossing due to physical discomfort or limitations, let us know right away! There are many ways to work around this concern, so you can feel confident that you’re protecting your gums without sacrificing your comfort.

Protect Your Gum Health With Our Care

Come in for visits to protect your gum health with cleanings and checkups and time for questions! To learn more, or to schedule an appointment, call Creekside Family Dental Care in Columbia, TN, today at (931) 388–3384.