Five Dental iPhone Apps for the Dentist in All of Us

The iPhone may be full of games and unproductive type apps, but there is a growing number of apps geared for just about every profession under the sun. Dentistry happens to see a wealth of great apps on the iPhone. What is better than apps geared towards keeping your chompers in prime condition? How about Apple celebrating their 10 billionth app download? You could win a $10,000 iTunes gift card just for downloading a free dental encyclopedia. Pretty awesome, huh?

3D Teeth ($1.99):
Dentists say that the most important part of dental care starts with you. 3D Teeth is here to help you out with this task. Packed with general info on the mouth, this basic dental encyclopedia will not only fill you with information, but it gives you wonderful 3D visuals to gawk at as well. You may even decide to stick to those six-month check-ups thanks to this app.

Dentistry Encyclopedia ($0.99):
Have you ever left the dentist with a diagnosis that baffled you so much, you wished there was an easy way to research said diagnosis? The researching task has just gotten a bit easier with this portable dental encyclopedia. This little app is full of info on cavities, diseases, teeth, and so much more. Full-text searches, photos, and email make this a great app for anyone who wants to dig deeper into keeping their pearly whites their healthiest.

Dental Expert (Free):
If you are looking for an app that covers just about every aspect of dentistry, this is quite possibly the best. Everything from choosing a dentist to what you need to know about braces is covered in this app. Special features include myths vs. facts, fun facts, and a before/after photo gallery illustrating just how important dental care is. There is so much info packed into this app, it is hard to believe that it is free!

NBDE Part I and II Dental Exam Bundle ($12.99):
Apple’s iPhone apps have not only made it easier for families to research their oral health, but it also has some benefits for those of you aspiring dentists in the making. If you happen to be studying for the American Dental Association NBDE exams, this app is a great way to run a few practice tests. A total of 800 questions written by professional writers gives you clear and concise explanations to every question. This just maybe the best study buddy you ever rely on.

Mobile Practice Pro (Free):
This last app is for those busy dentists. Sometimes, keeping track of appointments, patient information, or even waiting room status can get away from you during those busy periods. This app, combined with the required server software, will go a long way to making your iPhone a portable assistant. You can easily access patient information or check your appointments right on your iPhone. All information is accessed over SSL, so HIPPA regulations are even taken care of. This just maybe the best app on your iPhone!

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