5 Best Dental Apps to Keep You Smiling

Published on August 22, 2017 | News

There’s pretty much an app for everything these days. And that fact rings true when it comes to your dental care.

Oral health apps can help you brush longer, understand dental costs and procedures, visualize orthodontic appliances and cosmetic effects, and teach children good habits.

With so many apps to choose from, how do you know which one is actually worth the download?

Here are five of the best dental apps to help everyone from busy professionals to parents (and their kids) maintain their oral health.

Brush DJ

 What it does: Helps you or your kids brush longer

How it works: To maintain a great smile, you should brush your teeth twice a day for at least two minutesBrush DJ helps you brush your teeth for the full two minutes by randomly selecting a song from your iTunes playlist that you can brush along to.

This app is great for impatient brushers who need some entertainment to keep them going — kids included.

5 Best Dental Apps to Keep You Smiling

Cost: Free to download

Operating system: iOS, Android

Virtual Dentist

What it does: Allows you to visualize braces, fillings and whiter teeth

How it works: If you’ve ever wondered what you’d look like with braces or whiter teeth, this app lets you upload a photo of yourself and creates a photo-realistic image with these dental effects applied. You can even go through a virtual simulation of teeth fillings, teeth reshaping and the application of veneers.

5 Best Dental Apps to Keep You Smiling

Cost: Free to download, $2.99 for premium version

Operating system: iOS, Android

Toothsavers Brushing Game

What it does: Teaches your kids about their oral health

How it works: This free game for kids ages 5 and up does more than entertain; it teaches your child about good oral hygiene. Your child can brush along with a two-minute video that teaches them how to cover all areas of their mouth, which allows them to advance along a map where each step is locked by a curse that only proper brushing can unlock!

5 Best Dental Apps to Keep You Smiling

Cost: Free to download

Operating system: iOS, Android

Dental Expert

What it does: Answers all your dental questions

How it works: Dental Expert is like an on-hand encyclopedia for all your dental questions and concerns. Find out how to choose a good dentist, what you should know about X-rays, preventative care tips, how to keep your dental costs down, what to do during dental emergencies and more, all while on-the-go.

5 Best Dental Apps to Keep You Smiling

Cost: Free to download

Operating system: iOS

If you’re an adult who’s been wondering about the benefits of braces, sometimes a virtual simulation just isn’t enough. Here’s how to find out if you really need them >

Dental Anywhere

What it does: Connects you directly with your dentist

How it works: This app gives you on-hand communication with your dentist when you need it. You can alert your dentist if you have a dental emergency or need to access treatment information. You can also sync appointments with your calendar and use the app to request future appointments.

5 Best Dental Apps to Keep You Smiling

Cost: Free to download

Operating system: iOS and Android

If you’re an adult who’s been wondering about the benefits of braces, sometimes a virtual simulation just isn’t enough. Here’s how to find out if you really need them >

Brought to you by Access Dental. Material discussed is meant for general informational purposes only and is not to be construed as medical advice. Although the information has been gathered from sources believed to be reliable, please note that individual situations can vary. You should always consult a licensed professional when making decisions concerning dental care. Add: #2017-44379 (exp. 8/19).

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