The History of Tooth Whitening
Posted on: August 9, 2017
You may think that teeth whitening is a relatively new practice. However, as long as there have been humans, there have been people who want whiter teeth. The first signs of tooth whitening that scientists have found date back 5,000 years. Back then the methods weren’t nearly as sophisticated. Most early humans would chew on sticks to remove plaque and debris from their mouths. Since the advent of modern dental care, tooth whitening processes have come a long way. Today we will examine some of the barbaric and unpleasant methods of the past. Additionally, we will discuss some of the technological advancements in tooth whitening during recent years.