Over 50% of the American population lives with gum disease. This really is a staggering number. Likely, your dentist or hygienist has recommended for you to brush and floss. When we talk about floss, we are really encouraging cleaning between the teeth and below the gum line. In today’s advanced world, we have many options and methods for that type of cleaning. There are various brushes as well as different types of floss. One such device does not even require cutting off the circulation in your fingers and placing both fists in your mouth. A very effective way to clean is with a WaterPik Water Flosser. Water flossers sometimes do a better job than string in certain areas. This oral irrigation device was actually first created in 1962 after 145 attempts. It was first made from a hollowed out piston! Now you can find the countertop models today at many retail stores as well as great pricing online and at your local “Big Box” warehouse club. For those who want the ease and convenience of containing the water in your shower, there is also the ShowerPik! It hooks right in to your existing shower head. Remember. . .you only need to floss the teeth that you want to keep!