No. of Recommendations: 4
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.
Print the post  


When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.