Yup, it is official… there is an app for everything now!
This app is pretty cool and very simple. It is designed to help your child adopt not only the habit of brushing their teeth, but also the recommended routine of 2 minutes of brushing.
The app is called the “Toothsavers Brushing Game” and it was developed for the Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign. Its goal is to help parents to get their kids to brush twice a day for the recommended 2 minutes. With fun graphics, voiceovers and an ongoing system of rewards, this app can be a fun and effective way to get your kids to brush their teeth and to actually enjoy doing so!
Here are some of the cool features:
Like the idea of an app to help your kids brush their teeth? Then, check out this video:
The Toothsavers Brushing Game App is available here:
Chances are that you probably learned most of your oral health practices at home from your parents or your siblings. Perhaps you picked up a few at school, from friends or even from surfing the web or social media.
Nothing wrong with it, but we have all learned by now that just because it is on the internet does not mean it is true! So, to help you get your dental and oral care facts straight, here are some common are oral health care myths and misconceptions:
Probiotics has become quite a “buzzword” these days. There certainly are tons of claims, from preventing diarrhea to promoting cardiovascular health and even boosting your immune system as a whole. It has been over a century since probiotics were first “discovered” and it would seem that the science has held up.
Assuming that probiotics can do a body good, a very important question remains–is it better to get your probiotics from real food sources or from probiotic supplements?