Archive for October 2013

The toothbrush has been around for nearly 5,000 years.  "Chew sticks," bone, wood, ivory and hog bristles all make up the far-reaching history of this instrument of oral health.  The nylon bristled toothbrush that we now use was invented in 1938.  Today, battery powered toothbrushes are available in addition to manual toothbrushes.