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World’s most technologically advanced toothbrush

In the era of the Internet of Things (IoT), it was a just matter of time before the lowly toothbrush became a high-tech connected gadget. Surrey dentists are more than pleased with this toothbrush.

A recently announced Kickstarter entry claims to be the world’s most advanced toothbrush when it reaches the market. Dubbed as the Dentrii, it can map the contours of your mouth while recording the paths your toothbrush takes. Sensors note the pressure you exert on various areas and the companion smartphone app stores and allows you to send this data to your dentist for evaluation. For extra hygiene, it features single-use replaceable brush heads. The replaceable heads and use of the app are subscription based.

A competitor to the Dentrii is the now available Ara from Kolibree. It’s embedded with motion sensors, a 3D accelerometer, gyroscope, a Bluetooth-connected app, and inductive charging. With the data it gathers, …