What would dentistry be without the invention of the toothbrush?
Would you have invented a tooth cleaning device that resembles the toothbrushes we use today?
As future and current dental health professionals, today we tip our hats to the toothbrush. Simple. Elegant. Functional. In honor of the original toothbrush and its development throughout the last several thousands of years, we post this infographic (courtesy of Eric Smith) that summarizes some distinguishable moments in toothbrushing history.
~Neek LaMantia, San Francisco ’16, electronic editor
What is your favorite kind of toothbrush? Manual or electronic? What brands do you prefer or recommend? Write your comments below! Happy brushing!