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How can water picks help me with my dental care?

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Water picks, also known as oral water irrigators, aren’t for everyone. They work best if you have braces or other dental work that traps food. They don’t remove plaque; only brushing with toothpaste and flossing can do that.

From: Your Guide to Dental Care Products WebMD Medical Reference

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American Dental Association.

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Reviewed by Michael Friedman on January 25, 2017

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American Dental Association.

Oral B.

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on January 25, 2017

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