Did You Know?
The first people to use a toothbrush were the Hindus of India in 4000 B.C. The end of a fresh twig was frayed into fibers.
It wasn't until 1938 that nylon brushes with plastic handles were invented. The nylon bristles were less abrasive to the teeth and gums than the hog bristles used in ancient China.
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