Or at least this is what I think the novelty behind the Kurun S-440 is. Judging by the growing number of dental hygiene-related posts we’ve put up recently, the Japanese apparently take their toothbrushing a lot more seriously than most of us.
While the guys at Shiken are still ironing out the R&D kinks of their solar-powered toothbrush, New Century’s rather peculiar take on the matter does away with the usual one-sided head for a 360 degree roller.
What gives it an edge over your average toothbrush? We can’t say it folds in two for the sake of space-conscious travelers. That’s been around for ages.
According to the press material, it’s just more thorough and less labor intensive when in use. The key to this are its design and the nylon bristles on the roller head.
Now hold it, don’t get any funny ideas and use this for painting your ceiling (though it might come in handy cleaning miniatures and electronics). A hand roller is what probably inspired the Kurun in the first place.
The Kurun S-440 retails for $5.25 and comes in wholesome colors like blue, white, pink and black.