These controversial dental hygiene ads for Oral-B incorporate photos of villainous world figures. While these ads seem bright and bubbly on the surface, they each make reference to evil dictators, warlords and terrorists. These figures don't really belong in a light-hearted ad, which adds an interesting element to these prints.
The figures included in these racy ads are Osama Bin Laden, Saddam Hussein and Kony. Each of these world figures are known for their horrific actions. These ads encourage consumers to floss because you never know what could be hiding in your teeth (although I think it's safe to say your mouth is Kony-free).
The vibrant backgrounds and smiling faces seem to clash with these villainous figures. While these ads are undoubtedly meant to be humorous, they certainly push boundaries and attract attention.