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Polaroid Toothpicks

Grind things with your molars and pour saliva over them
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We've all had the experience: A great meal, lingering flavors, and something stuck between your teeth. What is it?

A caroway seed, a sprig of dill? It's certainly not a red pepper seed.

Tear the protective cover off of a Polaroid Toothpick, wedge it into the place where the unknown leftover is, and sit with your lips and teeth parted for a brief period of time to expose the multi-layer media package at the toothpick's tip.

Then remove the pick, and wave it in the air for a minute or so. Then look at the tiny image and you'll have a clue as to what that remnant of your meal is.

normzone, Jul 07 2021

Wi-Fi dental endoscopes https://www.google....fi+dental+endoscope
Cheap and widely available [a1, Jul 07 2021]

Pen/Pencil Toothpick Holder [pashute, Jul 07 2021]

This one is ALSO a toothpick! https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09732XPC4/
Endoscope with ultrasonic cleaning tip. [a1, Jul 08 2021]


       Is your endoscope in for repairs?
pertinax, Jul 07 2021

       Many years ago I wrote here a very similar idea of the late and very troubled Yogev Ukashi, just after he had committed suicide.   

       Looking back I found that I had posted a different idea of his, and not the one with a camera.   

       The reason for that was that at the time I thought it was impossible to attach a camera to a toothpick.
pashute, Jul 07 2021

       I would think it would be very simple to attach a camera to a toothpick, just use sticky tape or an elastic band.
pocmloc, Jul 07 2021

       See link - ultrasonic plaque remover with built-in endoscope.   

       Or is it a dental endoscope with a built-in ultrasonic plaque remover?
a1, Jul 08 2021

       Polaroid film is increasingly difficult to get these days (at least the type 100 packfilm format is anyway), there is a boutique company in Vienna who still make it, but it's f-ing expensive.   

       Is there such a thing as an auto-dental periscope?
zen_tom, Jul 09 2021

       I must have not communicated clearly. This would be akin to a contact print. If there was any lens involved, it would be a slight bubble on the top layer of the media package.
normzone, Jul 10 2021

       What’s the light source then to expose the media?
a1, Jul 10 2021


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