ANSWERS: 4
  • MISWAK - THE ANCIENT TOOTHBRUSH
  • Some used sand, chewed on mint leaves, chewsticks, tree twigs, bird feathers, animal bones and porcupine quills, neem tree, the miswak, or siwak, Rubbing baking soda or chalk. .
  • People used to think that Egyptians had worn down teeth do to sand getting into their food, but now we know that it's because they were much like us today: Very vain. They used a mix of baking soda/salt similar to what we use today to polish and whiten their teeth, which slowly wore down the enamel.
  • One solution was in where the herb neem is grown the twig was used as a natural toothbrush. The herbal is found naturally in India Ayurvedic med.

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