I’m no dentist, but I’m at the dentist all the time. Although I can learn dance steps in a blink, I would walk away from the dentist’s instructions on gum care with a huh? is this right? Am I injuring myself? Why didn’t I ever think of watching You Tube to get personal dental care instructions? They have videos for the use of water pics, even for massaging your gums with olive oil. If you need follow up, follow up with you-tube between dental visits.