Monday, March 13, 2023

Efficacy of the Water Pick

Oral irrigators have been evaluated in a number of scientific studies and have been tested for periodontal maintenance, and those with gingivitis, diabetes, orthodontic appliances, and tooth replacements such as crowns, and implants.

A 2008 systematic review found improvement in gingival health with irrigation compared with regular oral hygiene, although there was no reduction in plaque. A 2019 meta-analysis found that water-jet irrigation is more effective at reducing bleeding on probing than flossing.

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