Flexible, Wearable Oral Sodium Sensor Could Help Improve Hypertension Control

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The intraoral electronics with a sodium sensor is based on a breathable elastomeric membrane that resembles a dental retainer. The ultrathin device is flexible and stretchable, and can wirelessly transmit data up to 10 meters. (Credit: Rob Felt, Georgia Tech).

Woon-Hong Yeo, an assistant professor in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering and Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, is shown with the sodium sensor in his laboratory. (Credit: Rob Felt, Georgia Tech).