A company called Breathometer shipped its first breath analysis device – Mint. It is designed with convenience and quick results in mind. Anyone can check their breath by blowing into this mouthpiece. It is connected to a smartphone app wirelessly. The mouthpiece has sensors that detects molecules from infections. Within seconds, the app will display a report summarizing your oral health.
Specs and OS
- Fuel cell sensor technology detects Volatile Sulfur Compounds (VSCs)
- Proprietary algorithm delivers repeatable readings in seconds
- Bluetooth LE connectivity
- iOS 9.1 or later
- Android 4.4.4 or later
You can check how effective your oral health routine is. Measure VSCs before and after brushing. If the results are poor, you can adjust your routine. For example, brush longer or use mouthwash. The app also provides personalized guidance for brushing and eating.
This is the latest app to measure the effectiveness of one’s actions. The app can affect your decisions and improve outcomes. It costs $99.99.
Quote from the CEO and founder of Breathometer
The launch of Mint reinforces our ongoing goal to deliver best-in-class digital health products that help everyday consumers monitor their health. Research has shown that people with poor oral hygiene may be at a greater risk of developing serious diseases than those with good oral hygiene. The launch of Mint is a milestone achievement in that we’re offering a simple and connected experience that provides individuals with a smarter way to monitor their oral hygiene.