What’s Oral Irrigation?

Hydrofloss is a company that makes a machine that helped me to reverse gingivitis. I had the bleeding gums problem for years and was facing gum surgery. I had put it off and put it off and finally decided that I was going to have to go through with it. But then I remembered a health talk show where an Integrative Dentist was interviewed. He mentioned several ways to reverse gum disease without surgery. I thought I’d better check that out.

I called the talk show host, found the contact info for that dentist and called the office and booked an appointment. After the exam, he gave me the good news that he didn’t think surgery would be necessary. His hygienist did a very thorough and very deep planing and cleaning and then they introduced me to the Hydrofloss machine. It costs about $100 but worth every penny especially if you weigh that cost against the pain and costs of four quadrants of gum surgery!

The Hydrofloss is the Cadillac of oral irrigation. It’s a simple machine that you can use in your bathroom to spray high powered stream of water in-between the teeth and along the gum line. It really cleans and removes food and plaque buildup. I add a little hydrogen peroxide to the water for additional cleansing. I use it once or twice a day. It’s not a chore and now I am gingivitis free and have no bleeding gums.

Check it out here: www.hydrofloss.com

I am not affiliated with Hydrofloss except that I am a customer of theirs and think this is the best solution for anyone looking to avoid gum surgery. Oh, I also am committed to visiting the hygienist every 3 months. I will not wait for six months. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of…

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