Toothbrush scares those germs.

  • Toothbrushes are hygienic equipment used to rid teeth of food and bacteria.
  • Toothbrushes, which come in different shapes, sizes and bristle textures, are usually hard plastic sticks with a head of nylon bristles, which are used to brush teeth.
  • Sticks, twigs, feathers and quills were all early toothbrushes.
  • The first use of bristles on toothbrushes was in China, around 619-907 AD.
  • Toothbrushes were traded from China to Europe and became popular in the 1600s.

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  • Toothbrushes were first patented by H N Wadsworth in 1857.
  • Some toothbrushes are electric and some toothbrushes have removable heads.
  • Toothbrushes became common in America after World War II, after the American army taught their soldiers personal hygiene, including brushing their teeth daily.
  • According to the Lemelson-MIT Invention Index, toothbrushes are the number one thing Americans can’t live with out.
  • William Addis, an Englishmen, is said to be the first mass producer of toothbrushes, which were made from bone and animal hair in the 1780s, after he came up with the idea in prison.
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