Messenger Services on Smartphone: Changing Trends of Communication in Dental Practice

J Contemp Dent Pract. 2016 Apr 1;17(4):267-9. doi: 10.5005/jp-journals-10024-1839.


A smartphone has become an integral part of human life. It is estimated that there will be 200 million smartphone users in India by the end of 2016 and India will become the second largest smartphone market in the world.(1) Accordingly, Internet use on mobile has also flourished extraordinarily, and by the end of 2017, there will be 314 million Internet users in India.(2).

MeSH terms

  • India
  • Practice Management, Dental*
  • Smartphone / statistics & numerical data*