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A brief step into history

Howard Thomas walks us through the history of the toothbrush right up to the latest toothbrushes from Curaprox.

Within the last few centuries, the world has seen a vast number of important, and often life-changing, ‘firsts’. From the Magna Charter signed in 1215 to the first world circumnavigation expedition in the 1500s, the acceptance of the concept of evolution in the 1800s, and the first man on the moon in 1969, we have many achievements to celebrate.

Looking at item inventions from Britain alone, a wide range of innovations has helped mould the world as we know it today. From the first steam engine, to the electric motor, waterproof material, cement, flushing toilet, lawnmower, sewage system, electric vacuum cleaner, TV and the world wide web: the list is pretty extensive!

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