Picture Of Prerequisites For Dental Hygiene

Picture Of Prerequisites For Dental Hygiene

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History of Oral Hygiene

Since the ancient times, we try to keep our mouth and teeth clean. Until we found out how bacteria work, we used some pretty unsanitary methods for that but in time we learned and today our hygiene standards are pretty high. Read more about history of oral hygiene.

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History of Toothbrush

Toothbrushes are the most important instrument in maintaining of oral hygiene. At first they were made from primitive materials that grew their own bacteria but today we have toothbrushes that do their job much better.

History of Dentures

Dentures are old invention and although they were crude in the beginning, people wore them rather than to eat without them. At first they were made from materials from nature but in time we started making them from synthetic materials which made them better. Read more about history of dentures.

History of Dental Implants

Except with dentures, missing teeth can be replaced with dental implants. People made and used dental implants since some 4000 years ago, using bamboo pegs and seashells instead of missing teeth.