Toothpick is a kind of is mainly used to eliminate tooth gap filling foreign oral hygiene supplies, because of its small volume, production materials and is usually a tough bamboo or wood, metal, etc., is a head of a wide or two head are pointed stick shaped object, and it is easy to be processed or burned off, making it is so, so much so that in the history of never leaving record of who invented the toothpick. Fortunately, Chinese archaeologists have unearthed toothpicks made of gold or precious materials. Although this toothpick is only a small number of people, it is enough to prove that in the 3rd century A.D. China had toothpicks that were used for oral cleaning.
Because toothpick is relatively small, have certain hardness, with ligneous, bamboo and glue make most, the most frequently used in life is bamboo. They are also made of pure wood, which is sold only after the toothpicks have been pasteurized. But from an environmental perspective, toothpicks are a waste of resources, and the same is true of disposable chopsticks.