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Many people with dental braces or orthodontic appliances simply don't floss because it's so difficult. Cleaning around dental braces and orthodontic appliances with regular dental floss requires a floss threader (which is time-consuming to use) and dental floss can easily shred or get stuck in hardware.
Waterpik® Water Flossers are faster, easier, and more effective to use than regular dental floss or a floss threader. And we have designed a variety of models that are ideal for adults, teens, and kids.
Using an optimal combination of pressure and pulsation, the Waterpik® Water Flosser removes plaque and food particles from brackets and wires, and it massages and stimulates the gums. These actions help reduce plaque on the teeth and around hardware, while also improving gum health (learn more about how to floss with braces using a Waterpik® Water Flosser).
An independent clinical study concluded that the Waterpik® Water Flosser is 3X as effective as traditional brushing and flossing combined and 5x as effective as brushing alone.
Watch the animation, then read on to learn about Water Flossers for adults, teens, and kids. (All recommended models include the Orthodontic Tip.)
According to the American Association of Orthodontists, adults make up about 1 in every 5 orthodontic patients. Because adults are more susceptible to periodontal diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis, keeping teeth and gums healthy is important for successful orthodontic treatment.
The Waterpik® Complete Care 5.0 combines the superior water flossing of our Ultra Water Flosser with the sonic technology of the Sonic Electric Toothbrush in one convenient product.
The Cordless Water Flosser (WP-360) features a compact design that is ideal for smaller bathrooms and travel. Rechargeable and cordless, you will not worry about voltage compatibility for easy operation around the world.
Adolescents are busy. They often don’t take the time to care for their dental braces. And many teens enjoy sugary energy drinks, coffee drinks, and sodas that can negatively affect their oral health.
The Cordless Professional Water Flosser (WP-450) is ideal for teens on the go. It features a rechargeable design, so no batteries are required.
The Ultra Water Flosser (WP-100) provides great water flossing performance. It features ten pressure settings and a sleek contemporary design.