January 2023

Power Dental Flossers: MetaRanking

This page highlights the aggregate summary of Dental Flosser rankings posted by key online experts, as of January 2023.

Summary

Between 11 Jan 2023 and 11 Jan 2023, ReviewFinder team examined a total of 66 Dental Flosser endorsements from 10 reputable publishers.

41 Power Dental Flossers were endorsed in total, only 14 made it into this month's ranking (ReviewFinder requires a minimum of 2 endorsements to be included).

As of 11 Jan 2023, Waterpik Cordless Advanced takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed dental flosser with 8 expert endorsements. 3 experts out of 8 recommended it as the '#1 dental flosser' this month. It is followed by Waterpik Aquarius and Waterpik Aquarius Pro , with 5 and 2 expert endorsements respectively.

Brand breakdown
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Price breakdown
As can be seen in the chart below, lowest high-ranking power dental flossers start at $26.59 (Insmart YXY-801) and go up to $179.99 (Waterpik Sonic-Fusion Pro). Median dental flosser costs $69.12 (Waterpik Aquarius).
$26.59
$179.99

At a glance - January 2023 Ranking

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Rank Change Price Dental Flosser
Wirecutter
New Mouth
Mumsnet
Dentaly
Women's Health
Byrdie
VeryWell Health
Electric Teeth
money.com
Healthline
1
- $79
Waterpik Cordless Advanced
-
1
1
3
9
3
6
1
4
-
2
- $69
Waterpik Aquarius
2
-
-
6
-
1
1
-
2
-
3
- $87
Waterpik Aquarius Pro
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
1
-
4
- $37
H2ofloss HF-9Whisper
-
-
-
7
2
-
-
-
3
-
5
- $140
Waterpik Complete Care 9.0
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
6
+9 $63
MySmile Cordless Oral Irrigator
-
-
4
-
-
-
5
-
-
6
7
-1 Check price
Fairywill FW-5020E
-
-
2
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
8
-1 $100
Philips Sonicare Power Flosser 5000
-
-
-
-
-
2
4
-
-
-
9
-1 $35
H2ofloss HF-6 Premium
-
5
-
-
-
-
2
-
-
-
12
-1 $27
Insmart YXY-801
-
-
-
-
7
-
-
-
-
2
13
- $35
Waterpik Cordless Express
3
-
-
-
-
-
7
-
-
-
14
- $59
Burst Water Flosser
-
-
-
-
-
4
-
-
-
4
15
+1 $99
Panasonic EW1211A
-
-
7
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
16
+1 Check price
Oral Breeze Showerbreeze
-
-
-
-
6
-
-
-
-
5

Sorted by price:

Position in ranking Price Dental Flosser
#12 $26.59 Insmart YXY-801 [buy] [more info]
#9 $34.99 H2ofloss HF-6 Premium [buy] [more info]
#13 $34.99 Waterpik Cordless Express [buy] [more info]
#4 $36.99 H2ofloss HF-9Whisper [buy] [more info]
#14 $59.49 Burst Water Flosser [buy] [more info]
#6 $62.99 MySmile Cordless Oral Irrigator [buy] [more info]
#2 $69.12 Waterpik Aquarius [buy] [more info]
#1 $79.09 Waterpik Cordless Advanced [buy] [more info]
#3 $87 Waterpik Aquarius Pro [buy] [more info]
#15 $99 Panasonic EW1211A [buy] [more info]
#8 $99.96 Philips Sonicare Power Flosser 5000 [buy] [more info]
#5 $139.95 Waterpik Complete Care 9.0 [buy] [more info]

We ranked Waterpik Cordless Advanced #1 in January 2023 because:

  • 8 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Power Dental Flossers” rankings.
  • Out of those, 3 experts ranked Waterpik Cordless Advanced as #1.
Critic endorsements:
New Mouth

Best Overall

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Mumsnet

Best overall water flosser

Pros
Three pressure and intensity settings to suit most dental needs, including braces
Waterproof for use in the shower
Range of tips included

Cons
Battery life could be better for the price

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Dentaly

One of the best portable water flossers on Amazon

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Women's Health

Best compact

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Byrdie

Best Cordless

Pros
Cordless design
Charges quickly
Portable and lightweight

Cons
Has less pressure than corded options

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VeryWell Health

Best Cordless Waterpik

Pros
Cordless
Comes with travel case and charger
Easy to use

Cons
Only has three pressure settings

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Electric Teeth

Best Overall

Pros
45+ second flossing time
Easy to rotate the nozzle
Grippy handle
3 pressure settings
Easy to attach magnetic charger
Different color options available
Travel pouch included in the box

Cons
Expensive

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money.com

Best cordless water flosser

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We ranked Waterpik Aquarius #2 in January 2023 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Power Dental Flossers” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Waterpik Aquarius as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Wirecutter

Just as effective, but bulkier

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Dentaly

Waterpik receives some of the best water flosser reviews

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Byrdie

Best Overall

Pros
Trusted brand
Large tank
Comes in various colors

Cons
Takes up a lot of counter space

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VeryWell Health

Best Overall

Pros
Has a large water tank
Comes with seven flossing tips and 10 pressure settings
Three-year manufacturer’s warranty

Cons
The cord connecting the base and flosser wand is short
Must be plugged into a wall outlet

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money.com

Editor’s pick

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend Power Dental Flossers.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of Power Dental Flossers, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for January 2023 ranking

We ranked Waterpik Aquarius Pro #3 in January 2023 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Power Dental Flossers” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Waterpik Aquarius Pro as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Women's Health

Best Pressure Settings

Pros
Features 10 flossing settins
Available in different colors

Cons
On the noisier side

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money.com

Best overall

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We ranked H2ofloss HF-9Whisper #4 in January 2023 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Power Dental Flossers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Dentaly

H2o countertop oral irrigator

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Women's Health

Best for Families

Pros
Features six pressure settings
Comes with two-year replacement warranty

Cons
Customers say the on/off switch is stiff and awkwardly placed

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money.com

Best for low prices

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We ranked Waterpik Complete Care 9.0 #5 in January 2023 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Power Dental Flossers” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Waterpik Complete Care 9.0 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Mumsnet

Best 2-in-1 water flosser

Pros
Complete dental hygiene solution in one
Wide range of pressure settings

Cons
Pricey
Corded flosser

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Healthline

Best 2-in-1 flosser & toothbrush

Pros
generous reservoir capacity, electric toothbrush included

Cons
Pricey pick

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We ranked MySmile Cordless Oral Irrigator #6 in January 2023 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Power Dental Flossers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Mumsnet

Best water flosser for the whole family

Pros
Low-pressure option suitable for children eight and above
Eight colour-coded tips

Cons
Some reviewers found the shape of the tank quite bulky to hold

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VeryWell Health

Best for Travel

Pros
Large water reservoir
Cordless and portable
Has a digital display

Cons
The automatic “soft start” can be confusing

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Healthline

Best for the whole family

Pros
8 jet tips and settings to accommodate children and adults

Cons
Some reviewers found it a little messy to use and fill.

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We ranked Fairywill FW-5020E #7 in January 2023 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Power Dental Flossers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Mumsnet

Best budget water flosser

Pros
Long battery life
Budget friendly
Ideal for travel

Cons
The highest pressure setting can be quite intense
Noisier than some other models

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Electric Teeth

Best budget

Pros
90+ seconds flossing time
3 pressure settings
Long battery life
USB charging
Different color options available

Cons
Reliability issues reported by users
Difficult to rotate the nozzle
Warranty is only 1 year
Small port cover that is easy to lose

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We ranked Philips Sonicare Power Flosser 5000 #8 in January 2023 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Power Dental Flossers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Byrdie

Best Overall, Runner-Up

Pros
Has the ADA seal of acceptance
Quiet operation
Can fill reservoir with mouthwash

Cons
Takes up a lot of counter space

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VeryWell Health

Best for Braces

Pros
Large water tank
10 brushing intensities
Two cleaning modes

Cons
Expensive

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We ranked H2ofloss HF-6 Premium #9 in January 2023 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Power Dental Flossers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
New Mouth

Best Cheap Cordless Water Flosser

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VeryWell Health

Best Budget

Pros
Affordable
Completely cordless
Five pressure settings

Cons
Small water reservoir
Higher pressure modes may be too intense

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We ranked Insmart YXY-801 #10 in January 2023 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Power Dental Flossers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Women's Health

Best value

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Healthline

Most affordable

Pros
handheld model takes up less counter space

Cons
Some reviewers experienced longevity issues.

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We ranked Waterpik Cordless Express #11 in January 2023 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Power Dental Flossers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Wirecutter

Portable yet powerful

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VeryWell Health

Best Budget Waterpik

Pros
Affordable
Cordless
Space-saving and travel-friendly

Cons
Uses AA batteries
Water reservoir needs to be refilled often

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We ranked Burst Water Flosser #12 in January 2023 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Power Dental Flossers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Byrdie

Best Cordless, Runner-Up

Pros
Cordless design
Long-lasting battery life
Comes in various colors

Cons
Has less pressure than corded options

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Healthline

Best design

Pros
ergonomic, compact design, impressive charge window

Cons
small reservoir

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We ranked Panasonic EW1211A #13 in January 2023 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Power Dental Flossers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Mumsnet

Best water flosser for gentle cleaning

Pros
Five different pressure settings
Microbubbles to stimulate and massage gums

Cons
Replacement tips can be expensive and hard to find

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Dentaly

The Panasonic water flosser is said to be great for sensitive gums

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We ranked Oral Breeze Showerbreeze #14 in January 2023 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Power Dental Flossers” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Women's Health

Best for shower brushers

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Healthline

Best shower flosser

Pros
no need to fill reservoir tank

Cons
can only be used in the shower

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