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Positive results reported for gingivitis sufferer using Sonicare AirFloss

When the Philips Sonicare AirFloss was introduced, dental hygienist David Bridges recommended the product to his patient Darren*, a 46 year old male who had been suffering from a consistent, generalised, low grade, interdental chronic marginal gingivitis. The problem was thought to be entirely associated with Darren’s admitted non-use of an interdental cleaning regime despite being made aware of the risks he ran of more serious gingival problems allied to his type 2 diabetes, as well as the associated systemic health problems he risked. He had a sporadic history using floss, PTFE tape and woodsticks at various times but would not adopt a regular habit.

 

The Sonicare AirFloss, an interproximal cleaning device, effectively, yet gently, removes plaque in hard-to-reach interproximal areas, making it easy for patients who do not floss to reduce gingivitis and improve gum health1. It uses proprietary air and micro-droplet technology which dispenses rapid bursts of air and water droplets between teeth to remove plaque and bacteria

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