When Was Toothpaste Invented?

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The first commercial toothpaste was made by the Colgate in 1873, but toothpaste actually dates much further back than that. The ancient Egyptians made toothpaste from a recipe of rock salt, mint, dried iris flowers and grains of pepper.
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Early manuscripts from Egypt show that toothpaste was around since the 4th century AD. Tooth powder was created in the 19th century. By 1900, dentists recommended using toothpaste
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It is believed that the Egyptians started using a paste to clean their teeth around 5000 B.C. before toothbrushes were even around. This was nothing like the toothpaste we are used
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1856.
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The toothbrush as we know it today was not invented until 1938. The
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The earliest known reference to toothpaste is from an Egyptian manuscript from the 4th century AD, though modern toothpaste in a tube was invented by Dr. Washington Sheffield in 1892, and was called Dr. Sheffield's Creme Dentifrice.
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