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 How did people clean there teeth before toothbrushes and toothpaste was invented?

Answer I believe they used things like chalk and coal. I would imagine it tasted pretty foul, so they probably didn't do it that often.
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How did people brush their teeth before toothpaste and toothbrushes were invented?

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Won't harm you. But remember it will also have all of the detritus that you have just removed from your teeth mixed in with it!
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