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If you are struggling with traditional dental floss, or suffer from a condition or previous treatment that makes flossing too difficult or impossible with thread alone, try switching your interdental cleaner out for a water flosser. Here are some of the benefits:

– Water flossers are interdental tools designed to clean between teeth. However, they differ from traditional dental floss which uses thread, as water flossers use beams of water to spray the affected areas.
– Always look for water flossers that feature the ADA Seal of Acceptance, which is used to demonstrate the product has reached optimal guidelines for safety, effectiveness, and efficiency.
– If you are old and struggle with traditional flossing tools, it may be wise to switch to a water flosser, which is often easier to operate and easier on your muscles and joints.
– Water flossers are highly effective treatments for individuals that have orthodontic aligners, dental bridges, dental crowns, or dentures.

No matter which treatment you desire, Dr. Mark L. Pitel and our team at Mark L. Pitel, DMD, PC will make sure that your teeth and gums are properly treated. To schedule an oral exam or professional cleaning at our dentist office in Poughkeepsie, New York, please contact us at 845-454-0790. A healthy smile is a happy smile!