WaterPiks have increased in popularity in recent years. They are home dental devices that use a stream of pulsating water to remove plaque and debris between the teeth and below the gum line. If your child is at least 6 year of age and you’d like to make sure they get into the habit of flossing, a water flosser for kids may be a great idea.
Specifically designed for children ages 6 and up, the water flosser for kids features a compact and simple design that makes water flossing fun and easy for children. It’s the ideal option if your child has difficulty flossing or metal braces. It comes with two tips, the classic and orthodontic, 3 pressure settings, and 20 decorative cling labels that can be removed. Best of all, it features a 2-year warranty to give you peace of mind.
The American Dental Association has approved the WaterPik flosser for kids as it has been proven to remove up to 99.9% of plaque from treated areas and is up to 50% more effective in improving gum health than traditional string floss.
With the WaterPik, you may find that your child actually gets excited to brush and floss their teeth. They’ll likely find it cool to have water that pulsates around their mouth. If you do purchase the WaterPik for your child, however, make sure they use it regularly. It should become a part of their regular dental routine, rather than something they use every once in a while.
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For more information on the water flosser for kids, call our Ashburn, VA office at 703-348-2813.