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Although many people are often familiar with the strengths and weaknesses of their oral health care, they fail to take note of ways to improve their smile in the future. If you should have any dental damage, it may be wise to seek out effective therapies and treatments to eliminate the risk of further damage. To begin, never let food particles and plaque settle between your teeth. To remove them, use dental floss or reliable interdental tools such as water flossers.

Did you know that water flossers can clean between teeth in areas that your brush will not be able to effectively reach? In fact, your water flosser may be just as effective as dental floss, but without the use of thread. Water flosser use gushes of water to clean between teeth for an effective shine that should be done on a daily basis. Water flossers can even lower your risk for gum disease, plaque buildup and several other issues associated with an increase in plaque buildup.

Water flossers are recommended for older people because they’re often much easier to operate than traditional dental floss. If you routinely have discomfort or any other issues associated with using dental floss, consider opting out of using threaded floss and switch to a water beam therapy via water flossers. Water flossers are even effective on previous oral health care treatments that can hinder the use of threaded floss, including treatments such as dental bridges, dental crowns and dentures.

If you would like to set up an appointment with Dr. Sylvia A. Spradlin at our office in Olathe, Kansas, for preventative dental care, please call us at 913-780-0123. Our team at Sylvia A. Spradlin looks forward to keeping your oral health in its prime condition.