2 Results for tag "Toothbrushes in Colonial Virginia"
Toothbrushes in Colonial Virginia Pt 1
“In France and England, great care is taken to preserve the teeth of children; and hence it is you rarely see a French or an English person, especially a lady, who has not an excellent set of teeth; and it is generally agreed that no one feature of the face …
Toothbrushes in Colonial Virginia Part 2: Licorice Root
In Part 1 of this blog, I presented a general discussion of the toothbrushes used in colonial Virginia. One such implement was a brush fabricated from a licorice root. Since dentistry falls within the purview of my apothecary trade, I felt compelled to make a licorice root toothbrush according to …