Founded in 1962, Colorado-based Water Pik, Inc. began when a dentist and an engineer collaborated to create the first oral irrigator, also known as a dental jet; the home care device uses a stream of pulsating water to remove plaque˙and food debris between teeth˙and below the gumline. The company is a leader in the development of personal and oral healthcare products; consistently recognized for award-winning design and technology, the company hold over 500 patents. Today the extensive personal care product line includes handheld showerheads, fixed showerheads, eco-flow shower heads, shower systems, drencher showerheads, massage showerheads, water-saving showerheads, pulsating shower heads and more. The clinically-proven line of family oral health products include the Waterflosser dental electric water jet, oral irrigators, cordless water flossers, tongue cleaners, WaterPik? replacement tips and more.