What is Brush DJ?
Brush DJ is an award-winning, free toothbrush timer app that plays 2 minutes of music taken from the user’s device to encourage brushing for an effective length of time. The app also allows users to set reminders to brush twice a day, floss, use a mouthrinse and when next to see their dentist, hygienist, therapist or orthodontist. Evidence-based age specific information is given as per the Public Health England toolkit ‘Delivering Better Oral Health’.
Where does the information come from that is given in Brush DJ?
The app was built around the information given in the Public Health England Delivering Better Oral Health Toolkit.
Why 2 minutes?
This comes from the following research ‘The effect of brushing time and dentifrices on dental plaque removal in vivo‘.
Looking after your baby’s teeth
This webpage by NHS Choices has a useful information and a video about looking after your baby’s teeth