The first toothbrush was made from pig hair!

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The first toothbrush was made from pig hair!

We all wake up in the morning and brush. In the earlier times, people used to brush with neem's teeth, but after that gradually a toothbrush was made. The credit for this is given to China. According to reports, China made the first toothbrush in 1498.


The first toothbrush was made from pig hair!


The world's first toothbrush was made from boar hair


In the beginning, the bristles in toothbrushes were made from animal hair. It has been claimed in many media reports that the first toothbrush was made from boar hair. For some time only boar hair was used to make toothbrushes. At one time, horsehair was also used in toothbrushes.

In the early days, toothbrush handles were made of wood or animal bone. But now that the brushes we use are made of nylon. Apart from this, the handle of today's toothbrush is made from good-quality plastic.

The first toothbrush was made from pig hair!

Nylon bristles began to be used in toothbrushes in 1938 The use of nylon bristles in toothbrushes started from year 1938. Since then it has changed. The modern electric toothbrush is designed to be chargeable to make it convenient. It can be charged anytime.