Dentistry in the 19th Century: A Historical Timeline

The practice of dentistry reaches back as far as 12,000 B.C. and it has evolved quite a bit over thousands of years. The 19th century, in particular, was an age where that progress was accelerated, due to scientific and technological advances. Here’s a timeline of important dental events of the 1800s: 1825: The White Dental Manufacturing Company starts to create... read more »

The Amazing History of the Toothbrush

Human beings have been cleaning their teeth for thousands of years. Before dentistry even existed, people understood the virtues of keeping teeth clean and bright. The following contains a brief timeline of the journey of the toothbrush throughout history: 3500-3000 BC: Babylonians and Egyptians use the frayed ends of twigs to clean their teeth. Twigs such as these are found... read more »