The 10-second toothbrush: First new design in 1,400 years unveiled at CES

Telegraph 10 Jan 2019 12:49

The humble toothbrush hasn’t changed drastically since the Chinese invented it in 619.

But now one French company is attempting to re-design the product for the first time in more than a century with a gadget that it claims can clean teeth in just 10 seconds.

FasTeesH’s £100 Y-Brush, which will be available in April, was showcased this week at the Consumer Technology Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

The device looks like a mouthguard with hundreds of small nylon bristles laid out at 45-degree angles - the recommended angle of brushing.

Users place the Y-Brush over their upper teeth, along with some toothpaste, and press a power button to begin the cleaning process.

“Y-Brush functions like an electric...

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