Monthly Archives: October 2016

Close-up of woman having her teeth examined

Good Oral Health

October 26, 2016 / Posted By admin

Good oral care is important for our overall well-being.  We all know the importance of brushing your teeth but taking care of your toothbrush is equally as important! History of toothbrushes: Prior to the toothbrush, there have been records of other means to practice good oral care.  Chewsticks: twigs with a frayed end, were found to have been used by the Babylonians as far back as 3500 B.C.  The other end was pointed to be used as a toothpick.  Other devices were created for years to come, including brushes made of feathers or animal hair. The practice of brushing teeth routinely wasn’t common in the United States until after World War II.  The first nylon bristle toothbrush was put into stores on ... Read more »

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