Does Your Toothbrush Really Need Bluetooth?
We’re used to holding advanced wireless technology up to our ears, but putting it inside our mouth may be slightly off-putting for some. Toothbrushes are no longer content to simply hold still while you brush — now they want to lecture.
When toothbrushes transitioned from folk to electric, the change was widely accepted by those looking to expend less effort with more results while brushing their teeth. Now they’re getting the smart treatment. It’s a process that imbues your standard electric toothbrush with AI, data tracking, wireless, unsolicited advice, and all the minty analytics that help make sure you’re brushing correctly. Because we didn’t listen to our dentists when they told us to brush slowly in concentric circles for about the length of the White Stripes’ “Fell in Love With a Girl,” the toothbrush feels the need to chime in as well.
What Is a Smart Toothbrush?
Often using Bluetooth and a system of sensors, smart toothbrushes track and collect data on your brushing habits and find out where you’re lacking in terms of how much pressure you’re applying, the length of time you brush, and whether you’re reaching every…
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