There are no less than 25 types of field irrigation systems. You may have heard of some, such as drip irrigation, field irrigation, or hydroponics. Have you heard of Pocket Irrigation? “Not I,” said the Cat. As sure as there are little green apples, there is Pocket Irrigation.
Pocket Irrigation is a dental treatment using water pressure to clean areas of the mouth, especially below the gum line. It doesn’t have anything to do with field irrigation, but pocket irrigation does deliver water where it’s needed most.
You may be familiar with a water pic. It’s a handy, dandy, hand-held gadget used at home. It can deliver water under pressure to assist with cleaning your teeth. That is pocket irrigation in its somewhat simplest form. A water pic doesn’t allow water to penetrate below the gum line. That’s one of the benefits of Pocket Irrigation. A periodontist will use the benefits of Pocket Irrigation for cleaning your teeth. That’s the way they give you back fresh breath, and a sparkling smile.
How Does Pocket Irrigation Work?
Have you every used a water wand under pressure to clean your car or driveway? The water is delivered under pressure to knock the contaminants loose and flush them away. Sometimes a cleaning agent is used to assist.
Pocket Irrigation is the same principle. The only difference is there is not as much pressure needed for your mouth. It is a deep, warm, thorough cleaning. It cleans the deep pockets you may have in your gum line and gives you a freshly cleaned feeling.
Make an Appointment Today
Take a step toward the cleanest teeth, the freshest breath, and a sparkling smile. Your teeth may be saved while you’re at it. Make an appointment today to have your teeth cleaned by Dr. William S. Neale. Call him at (940) 322-0758 or contact him through the Contact Us tab on the homepage.
Enjoy the pleasures of the cool jet of water massaging your gums while it cleans your teeth, freshens your breath and returns your sparkling smile. You want Pocket Irrigation as part of your package.