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Toothpaste: A Historical Timeline

Did you know the very first toothpastes probably originated around 5000 BC in China Egypt, and India? Egyptians combined rock salt, dried iris flowers, pepper, and mint, as well as some rather unsavory ingredients like ox-hoof ashes and burnt eggshells. By the late 1700s, people brushed their teeth with a powder made from — burnt […]