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Some people consider the toothbrush one of the most important inventions. Today, we take brushing and flossing for granted, but can you imagine what your life would be like without a toothbrush?
Scientists recently found evidence of what could be Europe's oldest toothbrush. They unearthed the 250-year-old artifact in Germany. An artifact is an object made by a person.
Although the bristles had rotted away, the toothbrush's 4-inch-long handle, made from animal bone, was intact. The other end of the brush was carved into a tiny spoon.
Scientists think the ancient tool served double duty. They believe that people used the tiny …