Dental floss vs. water pick: Which is...

Dental floss vs. water pick: Which is better?

There are 2 comments on the Mayo Clinic story from Feb 14, 2010, titled Dental floss vs. water pick: Which is better?. In it, Mayo Clinic reports that:

Dr. Alan B. Carr, Department of Dental Specialties at Mayo Clinic, is a consultant in the Division of Prosthodontics and a professor of dentistry at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

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Oklahoma City, OK

#1 Mar 11, 2010
water picks made my gums reseed around my dental work.

Bangkok, Thailand

#2 Mar 28, 2010
Floss is best. Flossing is the only method which positively cleans the contact points between the teeth.

Waterpick may be helpful if unable to floss due to braces or bridges.


- With good oral hygiene, your teeth can last 500 years -

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