egypt invented toothpaste

How Egypt Invented Toothpaste

How Egypt Invented Toothpaste

Fun Fact About Egypt

Egypt invented toothpaste.

Did you know that Egypt is the original home of toothpaste.

The Ancient Egyptians created a ‘tooth powder’ from myrrh, burnt eggshells, pumice, and burnt ashes of ox hooves.

They only used their fingers to apply it however, as the toothbrush wasn’t invented yet!

egypt invented toothpaste

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All of our fun facts are from the Around the World in 800 Facts series, by Jordan Simons.

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