Waterpik is one of the most efficient oral self-care device available in the market. Its also called as oral irrigator or water flosser. Water pik is used to clean the teeth near the gums as well. Waterpik uses pressurised jet for pulsating water to clean away food particles, bacteria and plaque. It can also clean between tightly spaced teeth which flossing may be unable to do. Tooth brush bristles aren’t small enough to clean efficiently and effectively in between the teeth spaces.
Indications for use of Waterpik:-
Patients with braces to avoid food lodging between brackets and wires.
Fixed prosthesis or bridge specially full mouth cases for cleaning near gum area.
Tight contacts between teeth or crowns where floss may not reach.
For periodontal maintenance and oral hygiene of mouth.
Waterpik is very handy and therefore easy to use. They are safe to use and contain less or no risk. It helps to clean the inaccessible areas in oral cavity such as periodontal pockets by clearing bacteria and debris that may be caused by early gum disease. Types of waterpik available:
- Mechanised device powered by an electrical outlet or batteries.
- Non-mechanised device that can be attached to a water source.
When someone wants to Waterpik:
Each brand may have different instruction manual, but the general steps will be largely the same.
Place the tip into the holder.
Fill the water reservoir with warm water.Then place it back into the base of the device.
Plug in the device. It is better to start with a low pressure and adjust.
Lean over the sink and place the tip into the mouth.
Start with the back teeth.
Aim the tip just above the gum-line and work toward the middle of the mouth.
Turn off the unit and clean the unit according to the instructions.
Why use a Waterpik for Oral Hygiene?
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