Let’s face it…technology is in! Children today are very interested in the latest smart phones, gadgets and social platforms. Dental hygiene is following suit with these awesome gadgets tailored to your child’s interests. We’ve come up with a list of top dental gadgets that may inspire better dental health practices for you and your child. Check it out:
Disposable & Water Flossers
Flossing is a must for your child’s dental health. But, even adults have a hard time justifying a small amount of time with that awkward piece of string. New and improved flossers may inspire your child (and even you) to make time for gum health. Floss then toss it away with disposable flossers like the ones from GUM. If you want a more tech savvy gadget with little waste, try a Water Flosser. Although a little pricier, this award-winning gadget is highly effective and fun to use!
You and your child should be brushing for at least 2 minutes. Sometimes it’s hard to keep track of the time while juggling other daily tasks. Hire your own DJ by downloading the Brush DJ app! This app is FREE, effective and fun!
Tired of seeing half-used tubes of toothpaste twisted to an unusable state? Invest in some rolling toothpaste squeezers and control the paste waste!
Philips Sonicare for Kids Bluetooth Connected Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush
Along with the patented sonic technology, this toothbrush is connected to a free app to help your kids time their sessions. Within the app, the KidTimer helps ensure 2-minute recommended brushing time. The KidPacer alerts the child to move to the next quadrant of the mouth to ensure a thorough cleaning.
Kikkerland Owl Suction Cup Toothbrush Holder
Going on a trip? Check out this toothbrush holder! It’s perfect to keep your travel brush clean and out of the way. You can even use it as a toothbrush holder in your suitcase. Just throw it in and go!
We hope that our list of dental gadgets inspires your child to keep brushing! There are so many new tools coming out all of the time, so shop around to see what’s best for your child. Your app store will also list other free apps to time your child’s brushing session. With technology, your options are endless!