Archive for January 2019

The History of Toothpaste

We don’t know much about the earliest toothpastes, but we know humans were using substances containing crushed shells and bones (which functioned as abrasives) in order to clean their teeth as early as 5,000BC. In the ninth century, a Persian inventor created a tooth cleaning concoction that became popular in early Spain. Even though we…

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Why Do We Have Baby Teeth?

Have you ever wondered why we have baby teeth? Why our teeth fall out when we’re children, or why they even need to fall out at all? We always make such a big deal about losing our teeth as children; the Tooth Fairy even brings a treat or sometimes money! Importance of Baby Teeth  …

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