Odd dental news of the day: Electric toothbrush causes security concerns at Atlanta airport

Airport workers recently heard what was described as "a strange noise" when an electric toothbrush began vibrating inside a bag checked for an AirTran flight.

Any time you enter an airport, you know that the TSA is already on the lookout for knives, guns, and liquids that are more than the size of a thimble. Well, the men and women in blue may also be checking your bags for electric toothbrushes after a recent incident at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Airport workers recently heard what was described as "a strange noise" when an electric toothbrush began vibrating inside a bag checked for an AirTran flight. Airport workers heard the noise coming from the bag and alerted airport officials. A portion of the North Terminal baggage claim area was cordoned off while the bag was investigated, officials said, shutting down a portion of the airport for about 30 minutes.

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