The toothbrush is an oral hygiene instrument used to clean the teeth and gums
and tongue that .... The first electric toothbrush, the Broxodent, was invented in
Switzerland in 1954. As of the turn o...
The bristle toothbrush, similar to the type used today, was not invented until 1498
in China. The bristles were actually the stiff, coarse hairs taken from the back of ...
The first bristle toothbrush was invented by the Chinese during the Tang Dynasty
(619-907) and was most likely made from the coarse hairs of the cold-climate ...
Jan 29, 2015 ... It seems the first people to actually make a toothbrush were the medieval ... the
person commonly dubbed the 'inventor' of the toothbrush is an ...
www.padental.org/Online/Public/Children/Invention of Toothbrush.aspx
Though primitive toothbrushes started out as toothpicks and chewing sticks, over
the years the toothbrush has changed quite a bit. Take a look at the timeline ...
Aug 20, 2010 ... In fact, in a recent Lemelson/MIT survey, the toothbrush beat out the computer
and the car as an invention that Americans said they couldn't live ...
Toothbrush. Natural bristle brushes were invented by the ancient Chinese who
made toothbrushes with bristles from the necks of cold climate pigs.
May 11, 2015 ... 1498: People in China invented the earliest version of what we'd recognize today
as a toothbrush. Handles were wooden or made of bone, and ...
Apr 26, 2012 ... The first bristle toothbrush was invented in China in 1498, where coarse boar
hairs were attached to handles made of bamboo or bone.
The nylon-bristled toothbrush as we know it today was invented in 1938. For
more intriguing details about the history of toothbrushes, see Library of Congress.