It's important for dentists to know what you put in your mouth when they're trying to fix your teeth. Lollipops, coffee, booze, cigarettes -- all of these things can damage your teeth, but your dentist can't give you accurate advice if you tell fibs about your habits.
A new sensor, though, could let your dentist know what you're doing without you having to own up to it. Created by a team of researchers at National Taiwan University's Department of Science and Information Engineering and Department of Electrical Engineering, it fits in your mouth and can tell the difference between eating, drinking, speaking, and coughing, with 93.8 percent accuracy. … Read more