If you are a parent you probably know what a hard job it is to get your kids to brush their teeth properly. It can turn into a really stressful situation for you and for them. They are too young to understand the importance of oral hygiene, and to avoid cavities and tooth aches they must brush their teeth at least twice a day, in the morning and before they go to bed.
Introducing Grush smart toothbrush. This is a toothbrush that uses smartphone games and helps children brush their teeth correctly and turns it into a fun activity. The brush is wireless, works on batteries and it’s manual. It works using specially designed games for smartphones in which brushing your teeth the right way helps kids complete a level of the game. So Grush smart toothbrush will help kids focus on their brushing for 2-3 minutes and also it will teach children the right way to brush their teeth. The app also collects data and parents can share it with their dentist.
So how exactly does Grush smart toothbrush work? The sensors in the app detect the movements when brushing, like intensity, strokes, rotations and even the gestures you’re making, transmitting all the info wirelessly to Grush Games on the mobile device which can be mounted on the bathroom mirror. It also comes with a waterproof smartphone holder.
Grush smart toothbrush – availability and price
The smart toothbrush is under development on the crowd funding platform Indiegogo and it has to raise $50,000 in order to go into production in 2015. If Grush will hit its target you will get a brush, two replacement toothbrush heads, the water proof holder and two games for $69.
This really sounds like a fun idea to make the kids brush their teeth properly. What are your thoughts on this new gadget? Would you buy it for your children? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.