The Tongue Toothbrush Is the Grossest Way to Be Hygienic

Toothbrushes haven't changed much. Sure some fancy tech wiz brushes spin the bristles themselves but at the end of the day, after centuries of use, we still have to hold the damn thing. Not anymore. The T2T is a hands free toothbrush that you slip onto your tongue to do your teeth cleaning. It's the grossest way to be… » 3/19/13 12:40pm 3/19/13 12:40pm

This Toothbrush-Toothpaste Hybrid Will Eliminate Those Travel-Sized Tubes You Bring On Vacation

This is Twist&Brush, the toothbrush-toothpaste hybrid concept: It jams your toothpaste into its handle, so you never have to remember to bring those pesky extra tubes when you travel. An idea so tremendously obvious that it's brilliant. [Kawamura-Ganjavian via FastCoDesign] » 3/22/11 7:02pm 3/22/11 7:02pm

Finger Condom Toothbrush Might Be Awkward, but at Least You Won't Get Cavities

Brushing your teeth with your finger never works, despite how often you try it when you end up wasted at someone else's place for the night. You know, it just kind of smears the toothpaste over your teeth without creating a foam, and it leaves your mouth feeling even grosser than before. If only you had one of these… » 10/10/08 12:10pm 10/10/08 12:10pm

Question of the Day: Do You Prefer an Electric or Manual Toothbrush?

After investigating the debate between electric and manual shavers » 8/19/08 5:00pm 8/19/08 5:00pm yesterday, I thought it might be a good idea to dig a little deeper into the topic of hygiene gadgets. In the previous poll, manual shavers have a commanding lead with over 40% of the vote-but I am curious to see if the same holds true for manual…

The Toothbrush of the Future, the Toothsponge

In Brazilian industrial designer Fabio Dabori's world » 8/18/08 11:00am 8/18/08 11:00am, we won't brush our teeth with bristles, synthetic reminders of a barbaric time we cleaned our teeth with animal hair. No, we are enlightened beings, and we will make our pearly whites beam eerily with...a sponge. toothsponges. Dabori says that his patent-pending…

Oral Hygiene Game Maps Mouth, Makes Kids Brush Better

As a guy with pretty horrible teeth, I can only wish that this computerized toothbrush was invented decades ago when I was a kid. When children brush using the system, the toothbrush's LEDs get mapped via webcam onto a representation of a mouth, which then shows kids which teeth have already been brushed and which… » 4/04/08 6:30pm 4/04/08 6:30pm

Shake-a-Brush Adds Vibro Function to Normal Toothbrushes

The Shake-a-Brush from iTouchless seems a strange concept right from the start: it customizes your normal everyday toothbrush into a battery powered vibrating one. You can buy battery powered brushes already can't you? And, ok, electric toothbrushes may be expensive, but they're also designed to cleverly clean your… » 3/17/08 10:00am 3/17/08 10:00am

Stephen Fry Reviews Oral B Professional Care Triumph, Loves It

Some of us may dabble in being funny to go along with our tech knowledge, but professional comedian Stephen Fry actually knows a thing about both fields. Today he reviews the Oral-B Professional Care Triumph, which has a special tech that allows it to wirelessly show how long you've been brushing each corner of your… » 12/27/07 2:40pm 12/27/07 2:40pm