Pocket Flosser

About

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Everyone brushes their teeth. But how about flossing? PocketFlosser was created to make it a daily habit too. 

PocketFlosser is the pain-free way to floss your teeth using high pressured water or your favorite mouthwash. Its built-in pump allows you to build pressure easily without batteries or wires making it small enough to stay on your bathroom counter or travel with you wherever you go.

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Brushing is part of our daily lives. We do so in the morning and at night. Flossing though? Not so much. It's either painful to the fingers or hard to reach the back teeth.

Brushing is part of our daily lives. We do so in the morning and at night. Flossing though? Not so much. It's either painful to the fingers or hard to reach the back teeth.

Interdental cleaning  (cleaning in between the teeth) is an important step to achieve overall good oral health. Research shows that the build up of germs in between the teeth can cause  gum disease, bad breath, and overtime can eventually lead to tooth loss; and increased risk of heart attacks, diabetes, and other serious health diseases. (  NIH Publication No. 13-1142. "Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments." U.S National Library of Medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine, 13 Sept. 2013. Web. 10 Oct. 2016.)

Interdental cleaning (cleaning in between the teeth) is an important step to achieve overall good oral health. Research shows that the build up of germs in between the teeth can cause gum disease, bad breath, and overtime can eventually lead to tooth loss; and increased risk of heart attacks, diabetes, and other serious health diseases. (NIH Publication No. 13-1142. "Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments." U.S National Library of Medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine, 13 Sept. 2013. Web. 10 Oct. 2016.)

PocketFlosser enables you to clean between your teeth and below your gum line for a thorough cleaning. Just fill with water or your favorite mouthwash, Use the built-in pump to build pressure, Aim the nozzle between your teeth and below the gumline, and flush those bacteria away!

PocketFlosser enables you to clean between your teeth and below your gum line for a thorough cleaning. Just fill with water or your favorite mouthwash, Use the built-in pump to build pressure, Aim the nozzle between your teeth and below the gumline, and flush those bacteria away!

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 Our goals for PocketFlosser is to make it convenient and as easy as using a toothbrush. Our product engineers have researched and designed around the idea of making PocketFlosser a portable unit that doesn't rely on battery or power--just a manual pump that easily pressurizes water and/or mouthwash. With the help of our community dentists, dental hygienists, feedback from our patients and countless hours in the designing process, PocketFlosser was born.

 Hello! My name is Carlo Ricafort, RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist) and I am the creator of the Pocket Flosser. I studied at the University of San Francisco and received my degree in Dental Hygiene at Chabot College in 2006. I am a father of two beautiful young girls and have been married with my wife for 10 years. My journey with the PocketFlosser began 5 years ago where I started listening to my patient’s consistent feedbacks and concerns about the other similar dental products in the market. They all seem to want something that is easier, more convenient, and a more effective tool to use to clean their gums after brushing their teeth. As a dental hygienist, I always recommend using the string floss as a first choice after brushing but because of our lifestyle and overall “would-rather-not” attitude, I realized I needed to create a product that can inspire and motivate my patients to be better in taking care of their teeth and gums. My goal was to create a product that can be a part of their lifestyle so that each time they visit our dental office, they can be proud to say that they have less pain and less expense. I wish you all the best and a more lasting smile! Thank you.

 
 
Carlo Ricafort- CEO/Creator of                                     PocketFlosser         

Carlo Ricafort- CEO/Creator of                                     PocketFlosser         

Early prototype designs of Pocket Flosser

Early prototype designs of Pocket Flosser