Toothbrush Timeline 3500 BC – 2015

3500 BC Back in 3500 BC Egyptians and Babylonians would chew on the ends of sticks until the fibers of the wood formed a brush which was then used to clean their teeth. Subsequently Miswak, branches of the Salvadora persica tree, was discovered. The Salvadora persica branches have healing and antiseptic qualities, and studies show that Miswak is superior to present day toothbrushes. Many people still use Miswak. 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 Around 1500 Chinese dentists started using the hairs off of cold climate pigs and pasted them on bamboo sticks or animal bones creating the first bristle …

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