How Often Should You Use a Waterpik® Water Flosser?

By Water Pik, Inc.
May 2, 2016

If you are new to the Waterpik® Water Flosser, you might wonder how often you should use it.

Here are answers to 3 common questions about how often to use your Waterpik® Water Flosser.

1. How many times per day should I use my Water Flosser?

You should use your Waterpik® Water Flosser at least once per day.

Why? To maintain good oral health, dental professionals recommend that you floss at least once per day and brush your teeth at least twice per day.

2. If I have braces or dental work like bridges or implants how often should I use it?

If you have braces, implants, bridges, crowns or other dental work that is hard to keep clean, you might want to use your Water Flosser more than once per day.

You can use the Waterpik® Water Flosser whenever you want to clean and floss around braces, orthodontic appliances or dental work.

If you need a portable device to use when you are away from home, try our cordless model.

3. I have gum disease, how often should I use my Waterpik® Water Flosser?

If you have been told you have gum disease, your dental professional may recommend using a Waterpik® Water Flosser more often until it is under control. Sometimes it is necessary to use the specialised Pik PocketTM Tip for more severe areas.

To sum it up, daily use helps you maintain a healthy smile. Use your Waterpik® Water Flosser more often if you need additional cleaning or to treat gum disease as directed by your dental professional.