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CES 2014: Kolibree's connected toothbrush aims for better dental health

Billed as the world's first connected toothbrush, Kolibree's new device lets users keep exact track, through its mobile app, of how they brush their teeth.

By January 5, 2014

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14,000-year-old tooth shows oldest (and probably most painful) form of dentistry

A molar found in northern Italy shows that people practiced dental repair way back in the Paleolithic era. Unfortunately for them, novocaine and nitrous oxide wouldn't be available until much, much later.

By July 18, 2015

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Toothbrush tech

Let's face it: getting small children to properly brush their teeth is no easy thing to do. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports how technology aims to make brushing teeth fun and interactive in order to get little ones into correct dental care habits.

By May 22, 2015

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If you want to know how the economy is doing, look inside America's mouth

Big data provided by business intelligence app Sikka says that economic performance can be predicted by dental hygiene. And we're headed for a downturn.

By October 12, 2014

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Beam Brush turns Android into dental coach

Beam Technologies' new smart toothbrush works with an Android app to improve your lazy oral-hygiene habits.

By February 21, 2012

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Vibrating dental device could cut brace-face time in half

The AcceleDent System, which has just received FDA clearance, is a removable device patients with braces wear for 20 minutes a day to speed up tooth movement.

By November 28, 2011

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Drill, dentist, drill -- with tool that replaces buzzing with ballads

Enterprising Indonesian dentist modifies a standard dental drill to emit far more pleasant sounds than the standard ominous high-pitched whine.

By October 9, 2012

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Give trick-or-treaters a free copy of Plants vs. Zombies (PC/Mac)

PopCap and the American Dental Association have teamed up to provide an awesome alternative to Halloween candy.

By October 4, 2012

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Wireless tooth tattoo can detect bad bacteria

Researchers at Princeton say the sensor adheres to dental enamel and might one day continuously monitor a patient's health.

By June 6, 2012

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SBS gets funding boost, will broadcast indigenous channel nationally

Amongst the minutiae of dental schemes and tax adjustments in the 2012-13 Budget lies a gem for anyone who's a fan of the country's multicultural broadcaster SBS: a funding boost, and a takeover of the existing indigenous broadcaster NITV.

By May 8, 2012