Improving gingival health

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  Posted by: probe-admin      11th February 2019

Patients with swollen gums, lesions or gingival enlargement can have difficulty achieving adequate oral hygiene. So recommend the Waterpik® Water Flosser to help them maintain effective plaque control and improve gingival health.

As an adjunct to tooth brushing, the Waterpik® Water Flosser is significantly more effective than string floss for removing plaque[i]and reducing gingivitis.[ii]

The Waterpik® Water Flosser has also been shown to reduce pro-inflammatory mediators, bleeding on probing and probing pocket depths when compared to traditional oral hygiene measures.[iii]

To equip your patients with the means to reach optimal gingival health, contact Waterpik® today.


For more information on Waterpik® please visit Waterpik® products are available from Amazon, Costco UK, and Superdrug stores across the UK and Ireland.


[i] Goyal CR, Lyle DM, Qaqish JG, Schuller R. Evaluation of the plaque removal efficacy of a water flosser compared to string floss in adults after a single use. J Clin Dent 2013;24:37-42. [Accessed 6th August 2018]

[ii] Barnes CM et al (2005) Comparison of irrigation to floss as an adjunct to tooth brushing: effect on bleeding, gingivitis, and supragingival plaque. J Clin Dent 16(3):71-7 [Accessed 6th August 2018]

[iii] Cutler C, Stanford TW, Abraham C, et al. Clinical benefits of oral irrigation for periodontitis are related to a reduction of pro-inflammatory cytokine levels and plaque. Journal of Clinical Periodontology 2000;27:134-143. [Accessed 6th August 2018]

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