The C.A.M. Report
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fair, Balanced, and to the Point
  • About this web log

    This blog ran from 2006 to 2016 and was intended as an objective and dispassionate source of information on the latest CAM research. Since my background is in pharmacy and allopathic medicine, I view all CAM as advancing through the development pipeline to eventually become integrated into mainstream medical practice. Some will succeed while others fail. But all are treated fairly here.

  • About the author

    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.

  • Common sense considerations

    The material on this weblog is for informational purposes. It is not medical advice or counsel. Be smart, consult your health professional before using CAM.

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    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

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