Dental Trivia

by Dr. Charles Bell 30. May 2014 06:00

dr. charles bell

  • Teeth are the hardest substance in the human body.
  • A tooth that has been knocked out starts to die within 15 minutes.  But if you put it in milk or hold it in your mouth it will survive longer.  Get to the dentist asap!
  • The first nylon bristled toothbrush with a plastic handle was invented in 1938.
  • The electric toothbrush first appeared in 1939.
  • The first American to receive a patent for a toothbrush was N.H. Wadsworth
  • Egyptians used a form of toothpaste over 5000 years ago.
  • Colgate introduced aromatic toothpaste in a jar in 1873.
  • Colgate dental cream was packaged in collapsible tubes in 1896.

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Diploma in Dental Technology
Diploma in Dental Technology
6/2/2015 3:54:29 AM #

This are super true . In addition to this dental trivia .
The amount of time food remains in the mouth, the greater the chance for decay.

Great site !

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