Raise your hand if you’ve ever gotten scolded by your dentist for not flossing regularly. Now raise your hands if you ever did anything about it once you left the dentist. We can relate. Flossing is time-consuming and often painful, which is why many of us like to pretend that it isn’t important. However, good dental hygiene is critical, and investing in the proper tools and the best oral care products can save you thousands of dollars in dental bills down the road.
Thankfully, water picks exist and they are the safer, easier alternative to flossing. These mini power washers work to remove up to 99.9% of plaque, tartar, and food build-up in those hard to get areas in your mouth. Cavities are practically a thing of the past with these easy-to-use dental devices. Plus, they’re affordable and make for great gifts — here are 9 of our favorites.
With 4 specialized tips and 3 operating modes (normal, soft, pulse), this is the ideal flosser for people with dental braces, bridges, crowns, implants, and periodontal pockets. This water flosser is 5 times more effective at removing plaque between teeth. On top of that, it’s compact, making it easy to pack with you when on the go.
It only takes one minute to clean your entire mouth with this ultra flosser by Phillips Sonicare. Choose your fighter (spray pattern): Single burst, double burst, or triple burst. No matter what you choose, with proper usage you’re guaranteed to remove up to 99.9% of plaque.
This 2-in-1 water flosser meets electric toothbrush is designed for those who want to streamline their process even further. Simply toggle between the two with the easy on/off switch for a proper clean.
This handy water flosser comes with 8 jet tips, making it easy for you to take proper care of your teeth and suit your various needs. It also has a rechargeable built-in lithium battery that provides you up to 30 days of cordless usage.
A spa for your mouth, this upgraded water flosser comes with 3 modes, 4 interchangeable jet tips, and 360-degree rotatable nozzles. Prevent tooth decay, and possibly even tooth loss, today with this professional cleaner.
Add some color to your countertop with this teal water flosser that is able to remove food debris deep between teeth and below the gum line that traditional brushing and dental floss can’t reach. With 4 working modes, and customizable water pressure you’re not going to be able to imagine your life without it.
Never worry about bad breath ever again with this mini flosser that can be thrown into any bag. Lightweight yet powerful with jets that pulse at 1,600 beats per minute. Everyone will ask you “where’d you get that,” as you rinse your mouth in public.
This professional-grade oral irrigator inhibits bacteria from adhering to the surface of the teeth thanks to its use of Hydromagnetics. In laymen’s terms, no more dental problems as a result of poor oral hygiene if used regularly.
Waterpik is a trusted name in this space with its American Dental Association seal of acceptance and countless 5-star reviews. This cordless version is also waterproof — perfect for those who like to take care of their teeth in the shower.
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