Introducing Mint™, the world's first portable breath quality and hydration level detection product.
Simply place Mint in your mouth, let it automatically draw a sample of air and, within seconds, the Breathometer app on your smartphone will let you know the quality of your breath, as well as how hydrated you are.
Mint measures volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs), which are created by anaerobic bacteria biofilms in the mouth. VSCs can be elevated by certain foods and beverages you consume and may also indicate gum disease and tooth decay. In all cases, elevated VSCs can reduce breath quality and increase social anxiety about your breath.
Mint's breath quality sensor measures hydrogen sulfide, methyl mercapthan and hydrogen disulfide levels in parts per billion.
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It also detects hydration levels by measuring the moisture level of your mucus membrane, which is the first place dehydration symptoms occur. Certain medications can also cause dry mouth or oral dehydration. Mint provides information about the state of oral hydration, allows you to track hydration level trends and will present recommendations on how to improve your overall hydration goals.
The free Breathometer App will work on an IOS iPhone 5 or newer, as well as select Android products when it is released in August 2015.
Mint is created by the same company that provides the Breathometer, the world's first smartphone Breathalyzer.
To learn more about Breathometer, watch the video below:
For more information on Mint, visit its Indiegogo page at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/breathometer-mint-for-breath-quality-and-hydration#/story.