A Wireless system for continuous in-mouth pH monitoring

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Title: A Wireless system for continuous in-mouth pH monitoring
Authors: Ma, D
Mason, C
Ghoreishizadeh, S
Item Type: Conference Paper
Abstract: An indication of the dental health of patients can be observed from the pH levels of their saliva. This work presents a first prototype of a smart Orthodontic Bracket (SOB) for continuous monitoring of pH in mouth. The SOB system uses Iridium Oxide (IrOx) pH sensor with 68.8 mV/pH measured sensitivity and is powered through Near Field Communications (NFC) using a smart-phone from a distance of 3.5 cm. The system resolves pH change of 0.15 within a wide range of pH. The system is encapsulated in bio-compatible Epoxy resin and successfully used to measure the pH in Saliva.
Issue Date: 19-Oct-2017
Date of Acceptance: 11-Aug-2017
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/52421
Publisher: IEEE
Copyright Statement: © 2017 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
Sponsor/Funder: Imperial College London
Conference Name: IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (BioCAS)
Publication Status: Accepted
Start Date: 2017-10-19
Finish Date: 2017-10-21
Conference Place: Turin, Italy
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Engineering
Electrical and Electronic Engineering



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