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How to Floss with a Waterpik® Water Flosser

Flossing is important to your daily oral health routine, but string flossing can be awkward, messy, and hard to do right.

If you are looking for the easy and most effective way to floss, try flossing with water! Waterpik® is the only water flosser brand recommended by 9/10 dental professionals and backed by 70+ clinical studies.

Watch How to Use a Waterpik® Water Flosser

How to Use a Waterpik® Water Flosser in 3 Simple Steps

Fill water flosser reservoir
  1. Fill the reservoir with warm water and click a tip into the handle.
Place tip in your mouth
  1. Lean over the sink and place tip in your mouth.
Aim the tip at your gum line
  1. Turn unit on, aim the tip along your gumline, and let water flow from your mouth into sink.

Please Note: Depending on the Waterpik® Water Flosser model, you can use the in-handle pause or on/off switch to stop water flow if needed. You can also aim the tip using the rotating base. (These features are not available on all models.)

For more information:

• Read related EDU articles on flossing.
• Refer to the product manuals available on our Product Pages.