Kid Inventors: Design a Cool Toothbrush, Win a Trip to Disneyland (and more)

Some kind of incentive is usually needed to encourage regular toothbrushing and other good oral hygiene habits. For kids, it can be something as simple as having a really cool toothbrush – one that features images of their favorite TV or movie characters, say, or that lights up or sparkles or plays music.

Now Dr. Fresh – an oral health products manufacturer – is asking kids themselves to design their own hyper-cool toothbrush for their annual “Be a Dental Inventor” contest: “a toothbrush,” according to the company’s media release, “so much fun to use that kids would brush their teeth without a single reminder from Mom or Dad.”

The contest is open to kids in second through fifth grades, who are asked “to invent, design, and submit a drawing of their fantasy toothbrush and explain why they think it will appeal to other kids.”

First prize? A $500 savings bond and a trip to Southern California, two tickets for Disneyland and a visit to Dr. Fresh’s headquarters in Buena Park.

Two runners-up will each receive a $250 savings bond.

The contest deadline is January 24, 2010. Complete rules and submission guidelines are available at the Dr. Fresh website.


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