10 Tooth-Cleaning Devices and Products of Yesteryear

July 18, 2012
Jon Seder of mentalfloss.com blogs about dental devices through the last 100 years.

Here at mental_floss, as the name suggests, we take our dental hygiene seriously. Accordingly, we felt it would be only fitting and proper to take a closer look at the products and devices folks have used throughout the centuries to fight plaque, tartar, oral fungi, and other miscellaneous cavity creeps.

These include bejewelled toothpicks, dental files, rubber disk toothbrushes, and ... you're reading this right ... bourbon and scotch flavored toothpaste.

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