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    Study: Recording Selfies While Brushing Teeth Can Improve Oral Health Care Skills

    A little girl brushing her teeth against a white background.

    The selfie trend can find important application in the dental setting. You can use a video selfie to improve brushing technique, according to a new study.

    • Changing tooth brushing techniques and behaviors often takes guidance.
    • An increment of 8 percent was noted in tooth-brushing skill characterized by improved accuracy of brush strokes.
    • Effective brushing technique will help prevent problems such as tooth decay and periodontal disease.

    “Our study suggests that, in the future, recording these selfies can help shift some of this time investment in improving brushing to technology,” added Vernon.

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    Dr Nicholas Riley BDS 1996, MJDF 2012

    Nik qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1996. He has always had a keen interest in clinical excellence, and further education. He recently gained his MJDF qualifications Nik dedicates much of his time to attending many world renowned courses in restorative, aesthetic and implant dentistry, so he can ensure that patients benefit from the most up to date solutions.