LAS VEGAS — You’ll have no excuse but be gingivitis free at your next dentist appointment, thanks to the world’s first connected toothbrush that keeps daily tabs on your brushing habits.
Called the Kolibree smart toothbrush, the device was announced on Sunday at the 2014 International CES show in Las Vegas. The toothbrush, which will ship later this year, provides details about your brushing habits, improving your overall dental health. Price will range between $ 100-$ 200, depending on the model (details about different versions aren’t yet available).
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After downloading the accompanying app and connecting it to the toothbrush via Bluetooth, each brush stroke is recorded. The data then syncs to the app and reveals if you brushed long enough and reached important parts of the teeth and gums. The app can wors with several toothbrushes, so a whole family can participate. It also rewards improvement and gives a score to help encourage both adults and kids to improve. Read more…