US Patent No. 10,548,469

ORAL MONITOR


Patent No. 10,548,469
Issue Date February 04, 2020
Title Oral Monitor
Inventorship Andrew Weiss, San Ramon, CA (US)
Scott Hotes, Berkeley, CA (US)
Assignee Location Labs, Inc., Emeryville, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,548,469

1. An oral monitoring method comprising:providing an oral monitor comprising a camera, a memory capable of image storing, at least one processor, and a wireless transmitter that operates under a wireless Ethernet protocol;
adhering the oral monitor to a first tooth in a mouth;
capturing a plurality of images by the camera over a period of time;
determining by the at least one processor based on at least one of the plurality of images captured a health state of the mouth comprising an amount of plaque on a second tooth in line with the first tooth in the mouth and at least one of a number of times a particular substance is consumed by the mouth or a number of times a particular activity is performed by the mouth; and
transmitting by the wireless transmitter via the wireless Ethernet protocol a notification based on the amount of plaque on the second tooth in the mouth and based on the at least one of the number of times the particular substance is consumed or the number of times the particular activity is performed by the mouth.