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AIIMS‌ ‌Launches‌ ‌‘Dental‌ ‌Hygiene‌ ‌App’‌ ‌ ‌

BP World Bureau | Oct 14 2021 10:16:50 AM
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AIIMS has launched a dental health education app. The app 'Healthy Smile' is designed for children to help them develop good oral health practices.

Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry at AIIMS developed the bilingual app through the intramural research grant. 

It has features like,

  1. A musical 2-minute brushing timer with motivational songs
  2. Brushing demonstration videos
  3. Preventive dental care tips
  4. Oral care tips for pregnancies
  5. FAQs

Read: COVID-19 Vaccines For Children, What Is Being Considered? 

Researchers said that it is important for children to take care of their dental hygiene.

Dental health issues can take place due to poor brushing habits, faulty dietary habits and lack of knowledge. 

AIIMS team added that proper maintenance of dental health can reduce the burden of dental diseases in the later years.