Dentistry in the 20th Century

Humans have recognized the vital importance of caring for teeth for thousands of years. But until the last 300 years or so, dental advances were few and far between. The 1900s, however, was a century of massive development in the field—in areas of science, education and business. First, let’s address some important scientific advances. Right around the turn of the... read more »

A Terrific Toothbrush Timeline

Did you know that we human beings have been cleaning our teeth for thousands of years? Before the age of dentistry, many people understood the virtues of keeping teeth clean and bright. The following contains a brief timeline of the journey of the toothbrush throughout history: 3500-3000 BC: Babylonians and Egyptians use the frayed ends of twigs to clean their... read more »