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Did George Washington have wooden teeth?

The famous claim that George Washington sported a set of wooden teeth is little more than a myth, but America’s first president was certainly not a ...
Who invented the toothbrush?

Who invented the toothbrush?

Looking for an innovative dental hygiene enthusiast to thank next time you polish your pearly whites? Turns out it’s not that simple. People have been ...