Why is cleaning dental braces and orthodontic appliances important?
Food particles frequently get caught in brackets and wires. Plaque around brackets can cause decalcification (white spots) on your teeth. And additional hardware can make gum disease harder to prevent.
See how the Waterpik® Water Flosser removes plaque and massages the gums!
What are the benefits of a Water Flosser for dental braces and orthodontic appliances?
Using an optimal combination of pressure and pulsation, the Waterpik® Water Flosser removes plaque and food particles from brackets and wires, and it massages and stimulates the gums. These actions help reduce plaque and improve gum health.
- Easier and faster - Requiring only about 1 minute per day, water flossing is easier and faster than flossing with dental floss or a floss threader
- Removes trapped food - Water flossing removes trapped food from dental braces and orthodontic appliances
- More effective - An independent clinical study shows that Waterpik® Water Flossers are up to 3X as effective than dental floss and up to 5X as effective as a manual toothbrush for cleaning around braces
- Removes plaque - The specially designed the Orthodontic Tip removes plaque around brackets and wires