It's been part of humanity's hygiene regimen for more than 4,000 years, but have you ever stopped to think what's actually in the stuff you're smearing across your teeth? The ingredients of modern toothpaste may read like a mad scientist's shopping list, but they're far better than what our ancestors had to endure for…
What's the point of brushing your teeth every morning and every evening with this bland nihilist toothpaste? They're just going to get dirty again and again. And speaking of cavities, who's to say they exist? Or the dentists who treat them? Or even the world where these supposed dentists live?
If you're going to have a glass of orange juice and brush your teeth (a good idea), there's only one order in which to do them. It makes sense that your minty toothpaste-mouth would make OJ taste weird, but why so down-right heinous?
You brush. You floss. You swish some burning mint-laced liquid around in your mouth until it hurts. You go to bed with an oral hygiene gold star, and you wake up with white gloop connecting your lips and some vile odor emanating from it. Wtf happens in our mouths while we sleep?
Besides keeping your teeth sparkly, toothpaste offers a wide range of cleaning, cosmetic—even healing abilities around the house. Just be sure to use the white pasty stuff, not gel. And for any of these tips that call for an actual toothbrush, just consider that tool off-limits for the mouth from here on out.
For true gentlemen, the act of squeezing one's toothpaste tube by hand is a commoner's work. Peshaw! Give me this chrome Cedes toothpaste squeezer so that I may give the paste the coddling it so richly deserves!
Toothpaste packaging is awful. Their hygiene-enhancing insides are often trapped within the most difficult of devices to decipher, the toothpaste tube, and even when you figure it out there's always some left inside at the end. No more. Enter SavePaste.
The toothpaste industry is in need of a shakeup! Whitening strips aren't enough. MIT's Media Lab has developed a prototype toothpaste that spits out different flavors according to the weather and temperature outside.
Why you'd want to forgo a teeth-brushing session with some delightful Indian curry, caramel or darjeeling tea-flavored toothpaste I'd never know. Still, at least this solar-powered toothbrush would save you money over extended use.
On today's list of things that didn't quite make the cut for whatever reason: Dangerous cellphone straps, updates no one will notice, a Google freebie, and a six dollar waste of money.
Everyone remembers ICQ, the first widely-used instant messaging application that's all but dead in most of the world now. The Israeli software company that developed the suite before it was purchased by AOL has just partnered with a big Israeli pharmacy company called CTS to release this ICQ toothpaste, which our…
While its name tantalizes the libido with possibilities of a super sex cream/adhesive, the X-Paste is just for teeth (though what you do in the privacy of your bathroom is not for us to judge).
If you want to do up your bathroom all fancy-stylin' and move those half-squeezed toothpaste tubes out of sight, here's a stainless steel dispenser with suction cups you can mount to your mirror or any other smooth surface.
Forget toothpaste. Now it's time to put some flavor in your life with Breath Palette. At $161 for a kit of all 31 flavors, who could resist? Looks like an all-natural idea for packaging toothpaste and then selling it for hundreds of times more than was spent to manufacture it. You didn't realize you needed this, but…