Mommy's Time Out Magazine May 2017 - Page 18

Best Dental Apps for Kids Getting your children excited about brushing their teeth can sometimes take a bit of creativity. Even if they enjoy tooth-brushing, there are some days when it may be a struggle to keep up with the routine. Did you know that your smartphone can help? Whether as a reward or bribery tool, there are some apps that may help you make your daily hygiene routine fun. Chomper Chums Chomper Chums is a dental hygiene focused app designed to help parents teach children proper brushing techniques while keeping them entertained. Children earn rewards within the app for brushing, flossing and rinsing their teeth. They can use coins and Super Smile award points to buy food and drinks for their virtual Chomper Chums pets. The app also encourages them to choose healthy food for their on-screen friends, so they learn about healthy eating choices in addition to building better oral hygiene. Brush DJ Brushing for two minutes, twice a day is an important part of your oral hygiene. Most children find it very difficult to keep track of time and, as a result, they may leave some plaque behind when brushing. Brush DJ is an app that will play 2 minutes of music from your music library. It has a visual display Chomper Chums guiding you on where to brush and for how long. Brush DJ also lets you set reminders to change your toothbrush, floss and go to regular dental Chomper Chums is a dental hygiene focused app designed to help parents teach children proper brushing techniques while keeping them appointments. entertained. Children earn rewards within the app for brushing, flossing and rinsing their teeth. They can use coins and Super Smile award points to buy food and drinks for their virtual Chomper Chums pets. 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