5 things you should do RIGHT NOW with your iPhone or iTouch

November 3, 2010

5 things you should do right now with your iPhone or iTouch!

1. Get the mobile version of the Medical Center Libraries website – In Safari, search for Miner Library – our mobile page will load. To save to your home screen, locate the + sign on the bottom of the screen and select “Add to Home Screen”.

2.Get Blackboard – access your Blackboard courses right from your device.  Download the free Blackboard app from the app store.  Enter “University of Rochester” in the search box.  Select from the list and follow the on screen instructions.  Read more about the Blackboard app here.

3. Get UptoDate – evidence based information on medical and dental topics, available through the UR_MCwireless network or the UR_MCguest network.  Go to http://mobile.uptodate.com, locate the + sign on the bottom of the screen and select “Add to Home Screen”.

4. Bookmark the American Dental Association’s Center for Evidence Based Dentistry site – systematic reviews, clinical recommendations and more.  Go to http://ebd.ada.org/, locate the + sign on the bottom of the screen and select “Add to Home Screen”.

5. Join the medical center libraries mobile users wiki – share and discover more information on using mobile devices.

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Don’t Miss these Dental Apps for the Android

March 4, 2010

UPDATED MARCH 4, 2011

  • 1000 Dental Flashcards & Quiz: ($1.49) Prepare for dental hygienist, dental assistant, and dental technician certification. Includes vocabulary, anatomy, charting, hygiene, tooth development, radiology, and instruments content. Learn by multiple-choice quiz, flashcards, and interactive dictionary search. Record correct & incorrect answers to email.
  • Becoming a Dental Assistant ($4.99)
  • Brushy (free) tooth brushing timer
  • Dental Anywhere: (free) an app for dentists that helps them connect with their patients.
  • Dental Video Lexicon (free) Find answers to topics like: Bleaching, Veneers, Implants, Ceramic inlays, Braces, Periodontitis
  • Dental Care and Oral Hygiene ($4.99)
  • Dental Free: (free) discusses important topics in oral health.
  • Dental Reference (.99) A basic 101 dental reference. Written by a dentist.
  • Dentistry Terms ($1.25) This dentist glossary application is a dictionary of all things having to do with dentistry.
  • Guide to becoming a dental assistant (free)
  • My Dental Hub Mobile (free) Free for Registered users of My Dental Hub Patient Education.
  • NBDE Part I Exam Prep ($7.99) This practice exam/review module contains 400 questions written by professional writers with concise, but detailed explanations to help you prepare for this test.
  • NBDE Part II Exam Prep ($7.99) practice exam/review module contains 400 questions written by professional writers with concise, but detailed explanations to help you prepare for this test.
  • NBDHE Exam Prep ($8.99) This practice exam/review module contains 402 questions written by professional writers with concise, but detailed explanations to help you prepare for this test.
  • Skyscape (free)  collection of Medical Information & Decision Support resources for Healthcare Professionals. When you install the App, it will download your FREE resources which include RxDrugs, OCM & Archimedes.
  • Tooth Fairy (free) timer and instructions
  • Tooth Friend (free) tooth brushing timer
  • Tooth Protection Tips (free) tips for tooth whitening, tooth decay preventing, dental pain release, brushing and flossing

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