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The First Toothbrush
Did you know that the first toothbrushes may
have been African chewing sticks ? These sticks were
actually tree twigs which natives flattened and then
chewed on. This action mechanically cleaned teeth while
natural oils from the twigs chemically attacked cavity
causing bacteria in the mouth.
The first modern toothbrushes were Chinese
inventions composed of hog hair bristles or horse mane
bristles embedded into ivory handles.
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