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No kidding.

Colgate-Palmolive has filed several patents for a new toothbrush that releases chemicals into your mouth as you brush. The chemicals considered include: caffeine, appetite suppressants, topical pain relievers, various flavors.

How big is the potential market? Approximately 548 million people drink coffee daily worldwide. If even a small percentage of these coffee drinkers decide to get their caffeine fix while they brush their teeth in the morning, this could be huge.

And you thought only Apple could invent whole new product categories.


http://seekingalpha.com/article/1459911-colgate-palmolive-fi...

http://www.google.com/patents/US20130048020
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