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Water flosser substitute for regular flossing?

Posted on: March 17, 2015
In short, the answer is NO (even though the box says the "easier and more effective way to floss).   While we here at Dr. Burns dental practice are huge fans of the water flosser (oral irrigator), we recommend it in addition to standard flossing.  We currently have Waterpik's in ...
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Dental Floss Versus Water Pick

Posted on: September 4, 2013
Standard dental floss is generally considered the most effective tool for cleaning the tight spaces between the teeth. You can also use dental floss to scrape up and down the sides of each tooth. A water pick (oral irrigator) is a device that aims a stream of water at your ...
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Oral Health: Dental floss sticks vs conventional flossing?

Posted on: November 8, 2012
Many patients present to their dental office with the same question..."Can I use the dental floss sticks instead of using regular floss???"Well, here is the answer...Yes and No :) The pros to using the floss sticks consist of 1. mechanical agitation between the teeth that can better remove food debris ...
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