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Washington Sheffield Toothpaste/Toothpaste Tube History Presentaion

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Transcript of Washington Sheffield Toothpaste/Toothpaste Tube History Presentaion

The company Washington Sheffield
started still exists today. It is known
as Sheffield Pharmaceuticals. Table of Contents Dr. Washington Sheffield: Revolutionist of Dental Hygiene Early Life of Inventor Washington Wentworth Sheffield What the Inventor is Famous For What the Inventor is Famous For Inventor of modern toothpaste and the collapsible toothpaste tube. Primary Source Document Title: Doctor Sheffield's Creme Dentifrice History movie title Lucy Bruno and Allison Guetschow 5-28-13 P. 2 Topic 1- Early Life of Inventor Topic 2- What the Inventor is Famous For Primary source Document Video Study Guide Citations Topic 3- Your Invention or Business Idea He was born in North Stonington, Connecticut and raised in New London. The Collapsible Toothpaste Tube In 1892 Sheffield created the toothpaste tube (as an alternative to glass jars) through his son's inspiration. Modern Toothpaste In 1850 Sheffield invented what he called Creme Dentifrice. Attended a high ranking dental school and later got private training and tutoring in dentistry. Was fourth out of nine children growing up. Study Guide Business Introduction Name of the Company:

Email Address:

Website Address:


Name of Owners: EASYCLEAN EASYCLEAN Information How does EASYCLEAN work? Collapsible Toothpaste Tube Modern Toothpaste 1. Name or Title: Doctor Sheffield's Creme Dentifrice
2. Date of Document: 1908
3. Author: The American Magazine
4. Summarize Document: This document is advertising W. Sheffield's tooth cleaning solution. It claims to be the most effective and the best tasting.
5. List two things that the document tells you about life at the time it was created: The expense of things was much less, only 25c for a trial tube. People want to be healthy (toothpaste is "antiseptic" and "the most scientifically modern"), but also want to be comfortable ("tastes good") Dr. Sheffield’s Creme Dentifrice, The American Magazine, ca. 1908 What was Dr. Sheffield's tooth cleaner called? a. toothpaste
b. Sheffield Mouth Cleaner
c. Dr. Sheffield's Creme Dentifrice
d. Dr. Sheffield's Sanitary Tooth Creme What year did Dr. Sheffield invent modern toothpaste? a. 1826 b. 1850
c. 1892 d. 1900 How was toothpaste packaged before the collapsible tube? a. glass jars
b. cardboard boxes
c. individual plastic bags
d. plastic bottles
Bellis, Mary. "History of Dentistry and Dental Care." About.com Inventors. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 May 2013. <http://inventors.about.com/od/dstartinventions/a/dentistry_2.htm>.
"ConnecticutHistory.org." ConnecticutHistoryorg Aristocratic Dental Cream Gets Squeezed Comments. CThumanities, n.d. Web. 25 May 2013. <http://connecticuthistory.org/aristocratic-dental-cream-gets-squeezed/>.
"Dentistry & Oral Health Blog." The History behind Your Tube of Toothpaste ». Dear Doctor, 4 Feb. 2010. Web. 25 May 2013. <http://www.deardoctor.com/dentistry/blog/history-behind-your-tube-of-toothpaste>.
Doctor Sheffield's Creme Dentifrice. Advertisement. Connecticut History. CThumanities, n.d. Web. 25 May 2013. <http://connecticuthistory.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/NewLondonDrSheffield.png>.
Petrusso, Annette. "Toothpaste." Enotes.com. Enotes.com, n.d. Web. 25 May 2013. <http://www.enotes.com/toothpaste-reference/toothpaste>.
"The Sheffield Family." A Modern History of New London County, Connecticut, Volume 2. Ed. Benjamin Tinkham Marshall. Vol. 2. New York: Lewis Historical, 1922. 45-46. Google EBook. Google. Web. 25 May 2013. <http://books.google.com/books?id=ZK4rAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA32&lpg=PA32&dq=dr+washington+sheffield&source=bl&ots=2GwjJ-K3nS&sig=8-CyudGjjSnwYGmmUXc0cbRaksU&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Ok2hUY-tLoXR0gGEyYDYCQ&ved=0CE4Q6AEwBTgK#v=onepage&q&f=false>.
"Sheffield Pharmaceuticals." Sheffield Pharmaceuticals. Sheffield Pharmaceuticals, n.d. Web. 25 May 2013. <http://www.sheffield-pharmaceuticals.com/?p=02>.
Wallechinsky, David, and Irving Wallace. "History and Story Behind Inventions: Toothpaste Tube." Trivia on. Trivia Library, 1975-1981. Web. 25 May 2013. <http://www.trivia-library.com/a/history-and-story-behind-inventions-toothpaste-tube.htm>. Why would someone want to buy it? EASYCLEAN is a block of foam that is placed in your mouth. When you bite down on it your teeth sink through the surface layer of foam and into a solution of advanced tooth cleaner. EASYCLEAN is a much faster and more efficient way to clean your teeth than using a toothbrush. Also, EASYCLEAN can easily reach and thoroughly clean hard to reach places for ordinary toothbrushes. Lucy Bruno and Allison Guetschow Cleans teeth faster and better than toothbrushes
Molds to your unique bite
Works even with braces, retainer, expander, etc. Works Cited Websites/ Information Pictures Crystal Clean crystalclean@crystalclean.com www.crystalclean.com Crystal Falls, Michigan The Mill and Waterfall. N.d. Photograph. North Stonington CT. Town of North Stonington Connecticut. Web. 27 May 2013. <http://www.northstoningtonct.gov/Pages/nstoningtonct_webdocs/TownImages>.
N.d. Photograph. Canterbury Shaker Village, Canterbury Shaker Village. A Dentist's Shop Is Fitted Up A HISTORY OF DENTISTRY AT CANTERBURY SHAKER VILLAGE. The New Hampshire Dental Society, Concord, NH, 1990s. Web. 27 May 2013.
N.d. Photograph. Dear Doctor. 4 Feb. 2010. Web. 27 May 2013. <http://www.deardoctor.com/dentistry/blog/history-behind-your-tube-of-toothpaste>. Cleans in a jiffy!
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