Originally posted December 14, 2016.
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One Harvard study found that men with a history of periodontitis had a 64 percent higher risk of developing pancreatic cancer than those with healthy gums.
If you’re the type of person who can rattle off your maximum heart rate, then chances are your teeth and gums aren’t in dire condition. Still, if you take a zero-tolerance approach to cavities, the average American’s version of oral care isn’t really cutting it. In this case, some new thinking and some new tools are required. Here’s how you can use data and an IoT toothbrush to up your game?