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Is A Water Flosser Worth The Financial Investment For Your Family?


Posted on 1/15/2020 by Sandra Embree
Is A Water Flosser Worth The Financial Investment For Your Family?You may have been told that you need to improve your flossing. In fact, you may have been told that you need a water flosser to help you floss your teeth properly.

We understand that having good dental hygiene is important, especially when you are trying to prevent gum disease and tooth decay. You already know that you need to brush and floss every day. Water flossers can be expensive. Is investing in a water flosser worth it for your family? We have some thoughts.

What Is a Water Flosser?

Water flossers make flossing easier for everyone. Instead of you using string to floss every tooth, water flossers do the flossing for you. They are really effective for removing food and plaque from your teeth and gums. They help keep braces clean as well, which is difficult to do with a regular flosser.

If you already have gum disease, water flossers are able to reach the pockets between your teeth and gums to keep them clean. Water flossers are a less painful option for people with sensitive teeth and gums.

How Much Does a Water Flosser Cost?

Water flossers cost between $40 and $200. While that seems like a lot of money, especially when flossers are $5.00 for a pack of 250, consider this. Over time, water flossers have been shown to significantly decrease the amount of bacteria and the plaque along the gumline that cause gum disease.

Both tooth decay and gum disease can become very costly for your wallet, as we work to repair the damage to your mouth caused by bacteria. If you invest in a water flosser, you would be able to reap the benefits for years to come.

If you have questions about water flossers, or your overall dental health, why not give us a call? We would love to answer your questions.
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Sandra
Embree, DDS
Ann Arbor Dentist - Sandra Embree, DDS

Dr. Embree graduated from The University of Michigan School of Dentistry. She completed postdoctoral training in a General Practice Residency at University of Michigan Hospitals Department of Hospital Dentistry. Dr. Embree received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and practiced in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at University of Michigan Mott Children's Hospital prior to her dental school training.
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Ann Arbor Dentist - Courtney Heys, DDS
Courtney
Heys, DDS

Dr. Heys is originally from the Seattle area. She moved to Ann Arbor in 2003 to attend the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Dr. Heys has been in private practice since 2007. She has practiced 4 years in Saline, MI and 4 years in Jackson, MI.
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Best of Ann Arbor Award-9 years in a row
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  • "Thank you for always providing such professional and caring service to my husband, Cody. Dr. Heys and her staff are helping him get his teeth back into shape and are doing a fantastic job. You are all the best!"
    ~ Jenna E
  • "The staff are exceptional! They're down to earth and make you feel welcome. Very professional and friendly."
    ~Deanna D.
  • "The team at Embree Dentistry really goes above and beyond. They are concerned with preventative care and monitor issues with individual attention. They came up with a treatment plan for me before I am able to undergo any procedures. "
    ~ Aleksandra
  • "As a new patient, Embree Dentistry definitely makes you feel well-informed and cared about. They were very good with appointment reminders, and at your first appointment, they talk through every step of the process to make sure you're aware of what each step is for."
    ~ Suzanne
  • "Dr. Embree and her staff provided me the best dentistry I've ever had. I had a lot of work done, including several fillings and three crowns. Dr. Embree is very careful to make the procedures as painless as possible, and her staff made sure that my experiences were comfortable and stress free.
    Dr. Embree did a deep cleaning that I'm sure allowed me to avoid periodontal work. Her staff is very efficient in setting up appointments and sending reminders. I whole heartedly recommend Dr. Embree's dentistry."
    ~ Jenny
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