Love Hultén has designed and built many wonderful things over the years. His latest creation is a synthesizer that moves 25 sets of mechanical teeth in concert with its keyboard. It’s both disturbing and fantastic at the same time. If the idea seems familiar, that’s because he was inspired by Simone Giertz’s toothy instrument.
Besides obvious stuff like bad breath, cavities, and gum disease, it turns out that there are much nastier things that can happen to you if you stopped brushing your teeth. Life Noggin digs into the potentially deadly consequences of leaving all that unwanted bacteria around.