e-DantSeva is the First Ever national digital platform that provides oral health information both in the form of a website and mobile application.
India’s Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on 7th of October launched the eDantseva website and mobile application, the first ever national digital platform on oral health information and knowledge dissemination.
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in a press release said, this marks an important milestone as e-DantSeva will reach out to more than one billion people with one click in the form of a dedicated website and mobile application.
“e-DantSeva is the first ever national digital platform that provides oral health information both in the form of a website and mobile application,” Dr Harsh Vardhan said.
He further added that oral health is indispensable for the wellbeing and good quality of life.
“Poor oral health affects growth negatively in all aspects of human development,” he said.
The website and mobile application provide oral health information gathered from authentic scientific resources and connects the public to timely advice for managing any dental emergency or oral health problem.
e-DantSeva contains information about the National Oral Health Program, detailed list of all the dental facility and colleges, Information, Education and Communication (IEC) material and a unique Feature called the ‘Symptom Checker’, which provides information on symptoms of dental/oral health problems, ways to prevent these, the treatment modes, and also directs the user to find their nearest available dental facility (public and private Sectors both).
The website also provides GPRS route/images/satellite images of the facility for easier access to the general Population.