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The First ‘Tube’ of Toothpaste was Invented By Dr. Sheffield, called Crème Dentifrice

Text Version: Before toothpaste as we know it today, people tried several different things to clean their teeth. To name a few, egg shells, ash, ground oyster shells, and salt. It wasn’t until 1824, when American dentist named Peabody started adding soap to his paste that things started to change.  John Harris in the 1850’s then added chalk, and in […]

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