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Timeline of the Toothbrush

  • Jan 1, 1223

    The First Toothbrush

    The First Toothbrush
    In the year 1223 a Japanese Zen master by the name of Dogen Kigen witnessed monks using a tool to clean thier teeth. This first toothbrush was made of horse-tail hairs which were attaced to an ox-bone handle.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1223 to

    The development of the toothbrush