GumChucks: New Innovation in Flossing

If you find flossing to be one of the biggest hassles in your dental hygiene routine, you’re not alone. Many people don’t floss regularly, largely due to the challenge associated with getting a small piece of dental floss between difficult-to-reach teeth. Unfortunately, this is a huge problem. Flossing every day is an important way to reduce your risk of gum disease.

There’s a new product on the market that may help make flossing much easier for you. It’s called GumChucks. The flossing system looks like miniature nun chucks. It consists of two disposable tips connected by a piece of floss that gets attached to two plastic handles. These handles improve your dexterity and control, allowing you to floss more effectively.

Some of the benefits achieved by using GumChucks include:

  • Easier to reach your back teeth
  • Floss wraps around your teeth more easily to more effectively facilitate plaque removal
  • Prevents circulation loss that occurs when you tightly wrap a piece of floss around your fingers
  • Flossing process is completed more quickly

To be clear, this isn’t an endorsement of the new GumChucks product. It’s no more a necessary part of your daily dental hygiene routine than an electric toothbrush. However, it is essential that you floss every day and if using GumChucks helps you be more successful in your daily flossing efforts, then it may be a worthwhile tool for you to use.

Please contact Dentonics using the form at the right side of the page or call 412-487-6910 today to schedule your dental checkup and professional teeth cleaning.  Dr. Frye serve patients in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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