oral hygiene

By Neil Versel January 8, 2013
The Beam Brush, touted as the first toothbrush connected to a mobile app, officially hit the market on Monday, with consumer and professional offerings as well as a gamification aspect. Beam Technologies, of Louisville, Ky., is selling the manual brush with embedded brushing sensor and Bluetooth radio, for $49.99. A free companion app for Android or Apple iOS tracks brushing habits, including...
By Brian Dolan May 21, 2009
5C-Mobile is giving BlackBerry users a new reason to smile -- Bright Smile Toothbrush Timer and Oral Care Guide, a mobile application for the "health-conscious." The application includes a toothbrush timer that indicates how long each section of the mouth should be brushed and also includes detailed oral hygiene guidelines that cover brushing, flossing and general oral care.  The Bright Smile...
By Brian Dolan April 3, 2009
At the BodyNets conference here in Los Angeles, Rice University assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering Lin Zhong just shared a quick synopsis of two of his institution's wireless health projects: childhood obesity monitoring and oral hygiene monitoring. Zhong described a pilot program Rice carried out to monitor obese children's activity levels and how they correlate to...

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