Coming Soon: Caffeine-Infused ...Toothbrush?
Colgate applies for chemical-releasing brush patent
By Arden Dier, Newser Staff
Posted May 17, 2013 3:32 PM CDT

(Newser) – Who needs a morning coffee when your toothbrush releases a dose of caffeine? Colgate has applied for a patent on a brush that could do just that. The application describes "a toothbrush that releases a chemical into the mouth during use," but it won't stop at caffeine, reports Yahoo. The brush could also deliver drugs like aspirin, herbal remedies, or just a certain flavor dispensed from a patch attached to the head of the brush, with each patch lasting three months, according to the Daily Mail. Possible flavors include berry, green apple, and everyone's favorite in the morning—chili pepper.

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May 19, 2013 9:14 AM CDT
THERE GOES STARBUCKS AND DUNKING DOUGHNUTS, brush your theet at home then pick up some doughnuts on the way to work
May 19, 2013 6:54 AM CDT
What's the point? I don't see much sense in this. Just another way to take money from the fools. I'll stick to my coffee, thank you! It's cheaper & I LIKE IT!
May 18, 2013 12:52 PM CDT
Try taking that on a plane.