Art, Music, Dance

More innovation in music therapy

Some might call it heresy, but I think “Tooth Tunes” qualifies as innovation in the application of music therapy to oral hygene.


When pressed to the teeth, the toothbrush emits a recorded riff from a pop star that lasts two minutes — precisely the time dentists say children should spend brushing their teeth.

How does it work?

The recording is on a microchip. Push a button on the toothbrush, and a minicomputer starts playing the song. Sound waves are transported through the transducer to the front teeth, traveling from there to the jawbone and then to the inner ear.


Brand Autopsy has more here.

2/23/07 08:21 JR

Hi, I’m JR

John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at, a complementary and alternative medicine website.