See Also: Teeth; Toothpaste; Toothbrushes
Supposedly, the toothpick was first used in the U.S. at the Union Oyster House. The oldest restaurant in Boston, it opened in 1826.
For more information on toothpicks and the Union Oyster House history visit: www.unionoysterhouse.com/pages/history.html
90% of the U.S. toothpick supply is produced in Maine.
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