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A New Dental App?

By April 26, 2012

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Dentist Ben Underwood has developed a unique free toothbrush timer app called Brush DJ to make brushing less boring! The app plays 2 minutes of a song taken at random from the music library stored on the user's device. This encourages people to brush for an effective length of time while listening to their music collection.

Brush DJ also allows users to set reminders to brush twice a day, floss, use a mouthrinse and when next to visit their dentist or hygienist.

Dr. Underwood says he had the idea for Brush DJ after watching an episode of the BBCs Apprentice, where candidates were asked to design an app. He felt this would be an ideal tool to make people aware of the latest advice and encourage them to brush twice a day for the right length of time, to help reduce the risk of gum disease, decay and bad breath.

The app is available for Apple and Android devices. Ben welcomes feedback on how Brush DJ can be improved and can be contacted via the website www.BrushDJ.com.

Comments
May 12, 2012 at 3:17 pm
(1) click here says:

Keep on working, great job!

May 12, 2012 at 6:44 pm
(2) RGV Realty says:

Very descriptive post, I liked that bit. Will there be
a part 2?

May 23, 2012 at 12:35 am
(3) Marielaina Perrone DDS says:

Great Idea. I am a big advocate of timers when brushing. I will have to pass this information along to my patients.

June 2, 2012 at 11:57 am
(4) Josh says:

Yeah, I have to get veneers too, just get the six you need that you can see when you smile, and wait for the other two. You can awalys get them on in sections, like two at a time, etc, for the more noticable ones. Unfortunately I dont think there is an insurance plan for that, I have looked. See if you can work something out with the dentist like the two at a time thing, or just getting the ones you really need first, thats what i’m doing. Good luck!References :

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