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Gel toothbrush

The brush that fits
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I opened a new toothbrush packet today to find that the hand it was designed for can't have been seen on this earth for over a million years.
With the huge variety of hands in the world today, one toothbrush handle must be made to be useable by all of them - enter, the gel toothbrush.
The centre of the handle is a hard material (such as a tough plastic), this is surrounded by a gel, encompassed by a maleable membrane such as rubber. The gel will have the consistency of super glue (while it is still in the tube), and so will mould into the shape of the hand using it.
fridge duck, Jul 08 2005

Finger Toothbrush http://www.walgreen...&V=G&ec=frgl_611910
Conforms to the shape of your finger. [DrCurry, Jul 08 2005]

Ducktales http://images-eu.am...RQY.03.LZZZZZZZ.jpg
Not sure which would be a fridge or a pooduck though. [hidden truths, Jul 14 2005]

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       It would be nice if there was a way of setting the gel so that it was permanently moulded to your hand.
wagster, Jul 08 2005
  

       Eeew.
jutta, Jul 08 2005
  

       [wags] Wouldn't that make it difficult to do other stuff like type, or eat, or ...well, pretty much anything that involves using your hands for anything except teeth cleaning?
AbsintheWithoutLeave, Jul 08 2005
  

       Hmm. I use a variety of grips and hand positions when I brush. Seems this only works for the initial grip.
bristolz, Jul 08 2005
  

       I envision a Stretch Armstrong type thing.
bungston, Jul 08 2005
  

       My toothbrush has some suft malleable rubbery type gel-like material around 75 % of the handle. I like my toothbrush.
DesertFox, Jul 08 2005
  

       [Bristolz] I do the same, the handle need not be set after the first use, it can remain as squashy as ever to allow for moving it around in the hand.
fridge duck, Jul 09 2005
  

       My toothbrush handle is broad, flat, and not gel-like in the least. Great brush and I like it, but now I wonder if gel would be better.
reensure, Jul 09 2005
  

       [AWOL], on the plus side you would have very clean teeth.
hidden truths, Jul 09 2005
  

       It's only a toothbrush for God's sake! You hold it twice a day at about 2 minutes each average I'd guess. Having a handle which doesn't fit properly is not going to ruin your life.
pooduck, Jul 09 2005
  

       [Pooduck] It's all about the experience!
fridge duck, Jul 09 2005
  

       The orgasmic experience of having a handle that fits?
pooduck, Jul 09 2005
  

       I thought this was an idea for toothbrushes for genteel young English females, in a sort of Cheltenham College/Joyce Grenfell style.
TolpuddleSartre, Jul 09 2005
  

       Duckfight!
Basepair, Jul 09 2005
  

       Obligatory irrelevant link required.
hidden truths, Jul 14 2005
  

       OG BASH KRUD OFF TETH WITH STICK HOLE STICK IS HANDUL FIT HANZ GUD
elhigh, Jul 14 2005
  
      
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