Tag Archives: toothbrush

Mysterious Japanese electronic ion toothbrush

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While cleaning out my bathroom cabinet earlier this week, I found this mysterious Japanese "Densi POWER" electronic ion toothbrush. It claims to emit 30 microamps of electric currents throughout the body, which somehow prevents cavities. The currents are only activated…

Colgate Wisp disposable toothbrush

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Behold the new Colgate Wisp, a disposable toothbrush for on the go hygiene. They're pretty much like the travel toothbrushes available in truck stops for ages, with the toothpaste inside the handle, but in a more attractive packaging complete…

Power On Self Test: People Toothbrush

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Image: Thomas Keeley

Stephen Fry on Electric Toothbrushes

There comes a time in every gadget blogger's life when he must write about an electric toothbrush. You either accept the fate with a dingy smile or explode in a clatter of gnashed, flying teeth. Fortunately for us, the young…

Solar Toothbrush Being Tested

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Dr. Kunio Komiyama, a Canadian researcher—a "dentistry professor emeritus, no less!—is testing a new "solar-powered toothbrush," which cleans the mouth without the use of any toothpaste.
Komiyama's first model, which was described 15 years ago in the Journal of Clinical

Sonicare FlexCare Review (Verdict: Best Yet)

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The nut: The best Sonicare (and perhaps electric toothbrush) yet, but you'll have to slap down two bills for it. You know what a Sonicare is, right? It's a fancy electric toothbrush. Well there's a new model, the FlexCare,…

Ultreo Ultrasound Toothbrush Review (Verdict: Not Recommended)

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The Ultreo ultrasound toothbrush is positioned against the popular Philips Sonicare electric toothbrush. Unlike its rival, the Ultreo actually uses ultrasonic waves to loosen plaque and kill bacteria. The Sonicare, on the other hand, simply moves its bristles at a…