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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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 world's oldest-known formula for toothpaste, used more than 1,500 years before Colgate began marketing the first commercial brand in 1873, has been discovered on a piece of dusty
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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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