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  • Backed By Twilio, SV Angel & 500 Startups, HealthSouk Brings Affordable Dental Care To California

    Backed By Twilio, SV Angel & 500 Startups, HealthSouk Brings Affordable Dental Care To California

    According to a report published by the Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging last year, more than 130 million Americans are living without dental insurance. That means more Americans have smartphones than dental coverage. (And they say the UK has bad teeth!) Yes, while robotics takes quantum leaps, millions of Americans forgo dentist visits each day because they don’t have… Read More

  • Dentists to replace drills with plasma jets

    I can’t believe how great this idea sounds. Instead of using the old-school (as in patented in 1887) drill technology to remove cavities, researchers are developing a method of using something called cold plasma to destroy the bacteria. I love the idea because I absolutely hate the sound of that damnable drill. Read More

  • Oral Hygiene Monitor automatically tells your dentist if you've been flossing

    This is fairly high up on the weird scale, but since October is wellness month at CG… Meet the Oral Hygiene Monitor. It’s a small metal plate that you bite down on once or twice a day. The monitor scans your mouth to see what’s been going on: any sign of flossing, brushing, how often, etc. It then sends all this information to a database at your dentist’s office, giving… Read More