Archive for September 30th, 2010

A History of the Toothbrush

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Thomas P. Connelly D.D.S. has written a fascinating article on the history of the toothbrush on the Huffington Post website. From the Egyptians’ creation of “tooth powder” in 5000 B.C. to the first U.S. patent for the toothbrush in 1857, Dr. Connelly discusses it all. Check out his post for more quirky facts about the  “invention that Americans said they couldn’t live without” here.

Vanessa Hurley