I am someone who has advanced periodontal disease and who has been getting some really good results from flooding my pockets with salt and baking soda using a dental syringe. An oral irrigator would be better for getting the salt/baking soda solution into the pockets but I have a question as to whether this kind of solution would be bad for the hydro floss oral irrigator. Do you know if it is possible to use a salt/baking soda solution in this irrigator without harming it?
I did read on a review about the hydro floss oral irrigator that a man said that he was putting hydrogen peroxide into the water and that after using the irrigator 200 times the peroxide damaged the motor. I haven’t read anything about salt and baking soda.
I do not think you can put baking soda into the Hydro Floss.
Instead, you could use Aktiv Oxigen compound – this will not hurt the hydrofloss as you only put 8 drops in.
Here is a link to the compound:
If you have any other questions, please let me know.
Author: What You Should Know about Gum Disease
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