Monthly Archives: February 2018

The History of Toothpaste

It’s no secret that dental technology has evolved over the years to become more effective. In addition to the high-tech equipment we use in our office at Dental Solutions of Columbus, innovations in dental technology have event affected the humble toothpaste! Ancient Beginnings What if we told you that the first version of dental toothpaste was made from the powdered ashes of oxen hooves, burnt egg shells, pumice, and myrrh? Believe it or not, the earliest versions of toothpaste originated in ancient Egypt around 3000 BC. Like its modern counterpart, the paste was used to clean food residue and plaque from their teeth. New Innovations For many years after, toothpaste […]

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