Team Develops Tooth Embedded Sensor for Oral Activity Recognition

Researchers at the National Taiwan University have developed a sensor which is to be embedded into a single tooth and used to study and identify different oral activities. The sensor is fitted with an accelerometer which is meant to record movements. The team of researchers presented their device at the International Symposium on Wearable Computers in Switzerland. By measuring jaw movement, the device can assist in diagnosis and management of teeth grinding.

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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS

Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.

The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.

Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.