What is Electric Flosser?

Category: Equipment

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An electrically driven dental floss device having a tip with a forked end adapted to hold a short piece of dental floss tauntly across the forked end. A body handle having finger grips is adapted to move the forked end in a straight line motion vertically within a range of 1 to 2 millimeters such that the dental floss will move along side the tooth to clean.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Electric Flosser

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Electric Flosser

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Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Electric Flosser

Duration

Stopped using Electric Flosser

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
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1 patient evaluation for Electric Flosser

Mar 1, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for intention tremor)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Advice & Tips: product worked great, but manufacture was discontinued.

Dec 30, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for intention tremor)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Advice & Tips: great tool !! (Hummingbird) Each floss refill lasts a week; I keep it soaking in mouthwash between daily uses.

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