- Toothsavers this app was developed by the Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives, it is a fun app which encourages kids to brush their teeth daily. Toothsavers is a terrific little app that effectively teaches kids how to brush their teeth and encourages them to do it daily. The gameplay may be simple and repetitive, but it is effective for drilling a good habit into kids ages 3–6. Parental tools are also available for monitoring the child’s brushing progress and setting up reminders. Overall, it’s a great app that I highly recommend.
- BrushDJ this app is a timer that plays songs from your own playlist of songs. The graphic design of the app is more suited for adults or teens. There are useful oral health tips in the app.
- Time2brush is an app sponsored by aquafresh, I am not a big fan of commercially endorsed apps, but this may be a useful motivational tool for younger kids to brush. It is free, give it a try and see how you like it
Dietmar Kennel DDS
Lubbock KIDS Dental