“Have You Teeth? Then Preserve Them” – Vintage Toothbrush Ads (A Quick History of the Toothbrush)

Did you know that, here in the US, toothbrushing wasn’t routine until after World War II? Seriously. Soldiers, who’d been required to brush daily, brought the habit back with them to civilian life. To be sure, people did clean their teeth before then. They’d been doing so for thousands of years – just not so …