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Caffeinated toothpaste released in the US


Posted on Tuesday, 1 December, 2015 | Comment icon 22 comments

Would you brush your teeth with caffeinated toothpaste ? Image Credit: CC BY-SA 3.0 Thegreenj
An American entrepreneur has come up with a new way of giving people a boost first thing in the morning.
Developed by Brown University graduate Dan Meropol, the appropriately named "Power Energy Toothpaste" was created to encourage Americans to brush their teeth on a more regular basis.

"Too many people aren't taking care of their teeth, even when they know they should," he said.

Whereas coffee can take up to an hour to be fully absorbed by the stomach, the caffeine in the toothpaste is absorbed much faster through the gums and mouth - providing a quicker boost.


The product has already proven a hit with Meropol's family and now the ambitious entrepreneur is hoping to launch a new crowdfunding campaign to bring the toothpaste to the masses.

Whether the recipe will prove popular with the general public however remains to be seen.

Source: Mail Online | Comments (22)

Tags: Toothpaste, Caffeine

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #13 Posted by Iron_Lotus on 2 December, 2015, 22:08
i was about to say at least there isn't something even more ridiculous like energy eye drops but... well, just thanks japan... i guess.
Comment icon #14 Posted by CrimsonKing on 2 December, 2015, 22:23
^^^ WTF wont the Japanese invent! I hate regular eyedrops (though they are sometimes needed ) I couldnt imagine using them for energy lol
Comment icon #15 Posted by Iron_Lotus on 2 December, 2015, 22:30
edit: says cooling eye drops in a few places i keep reading energy drops in others so i dunno either way whatever that craps not going in my eye and that toothpaste aint going in my mouth lol
Comment icon #16 Posted by Paranomali on 3 December, 2015, 0:51
That sounds revolting!
Comment icon #17 Posted by AustinHinton on 3 December, 2015, 19:40
Ewww. caffeine toothpaste.
Comment icon #18 Posted by psyche101 on 4 December, 2015, 2:50
Pre workout!!!! :D
Comment icon #19 Posted by CrimsonKing on 4 December, 2015, 6:02
LMAO Psyche!!! I know that feeling all to well,dont have time to mess around and drink my pre workout right before leaving the house...............About halfway there it kicks in...........Words cant really describe the rest!
Comment icon #20 Posted by Hawkin on 6 December, 2015, 4:55
Gotta have toothpicks to go along with it. http://www.caffeineinformer.com/caffeine-content/energy-pix
Comment icon #21 Posted by Koroldine on 7 December, 2015, 5:28
Another product to fuel my caffeine addiction. Haha
Comment icon #22 Posted by Captain Dumbass on 17 December, 2015, 12:12
Vodka toothpaste...Pizza Toothpaste....well.... Well, i don't know about that, but i do understand products like hemp toothaste:


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