Oral Oddity

Dental health crosses into other niche areas with novel treatments

Implications - Wearable technology and the rise in the health wave are responsible for a surge in innovation within dental health. A recent development in this area is extremely niche -- sometimes even odd -- approaches to oral care that converge multiple concerns or introduce new ones altogether. This is a response to the consumer attitude to seek problems regarding health, as opposed to hone in on one singular solution or issue.
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