Who invented toothpaste?

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Believe it or not, people have been using toothpaste at least since about the 4th century AD. In 1914 fluoride was added to toothpaste. There is no one specifically credited with inventing toothpaste.
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There is not a specific person credited for inventing toothpaste. Colgate began selling it in 1873. There is a document that was written in the fourth century that includes a recipe
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In 1850 dr.Washington.
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In 1850, Dr. Washington W. Sheffield invented the 1st paste which he called Creme
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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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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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