A woman brushes her teeth while looking in the mirror.

All About Brushing Your Teeth

People have understood the importance of oral hygiene for a very long time. Archeologists uncovered toothbrushes, recognizable even by modern standards, dating back to the 10th century in China. Even before then, ancient cultures used chew sticks to clean their teeth. In the United States today, the American Dental Association recommends you brush your teeth…