If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that flossing is a major chore. It doesn’t how much our dentists chastise us, somehow a simple task can feel next to impossible. But flossing is so, so important. Our teeth and gum health depends on making sure our mouths are sparkling and clean. And that’s where the Waterpik comes in.
The Waterpik Water Flosser is basically a machine that shoots water out with enough pressure to gently clean between the teeth in the hard-to-reach places that traditional toothbrushes can’t clean. Simply add water to the device, choose your preferred tip, lean over the sink, and turn on your device. The water will start shooting out, and you can direct the flow to between your teeth. There can be a learning curve when it comes to using this device, but once you get the hang of it, you’ll be obsessed with that deep-clean feeling.
Experts agree that this water flosser helps keep gums and teeth healthier than just using standard dental floss. That doesn’t mean you have to toss out your floss, though, if you enjoy the sensation–you can use them together for even greater results.
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The Waterpik usually costs $100 on Amazon, but you can get it for $44.99, making it almost 55% off right now. Amazon is about to have a huge sale, offering insane deals on October 11th and 12th thanks to their new Prime Early Access Sale, so hopefully the Waterpik will experience even more markdowns in the coming days.
Tatjana Freund is a Beauty Commerce Writer, covering makeup, skincare, and haircare products and trends. She’s a fan of vodka tonics and creepy Wikipedia pages.