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Introducing a new series. Things you were never taught in school about native Americans. I hope to impart some glimpse at false history and have some fun educating people as well. These will most likely be short and scattered randomly. I will do two today because I want to start the series off right. This will be all for today. Until next time!

Fact 31

Dental Care

Native of north America used fresh sprouted branches. They would first chew the branch mashing it and removing plague from teeth. Once the branch end was mushed they scrubbed their teeth with the now bristle like end removing food particles and thereby brushing their teeth.

Aztec Indians applied salt and charcoal to their teeth which removed coloring and tartar.