Tooth Wisdom

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Video: Tooth Wisdom

Losing baby teeth and getting permanent teeth are a part of growing and changing. Now is an important time to learn the benefits of good dental health. Discover the various functions of different kinds of teeth, find out why we lose our baby teeth, learn how dentists and hygienists help care for our teeth, as well as the proper techniques for brushing and flossing.

Student Application

Learn about the different parts of your teeth and how and why to keep them healthy.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand that teeth are important for speaking and eating.
  2. Students will know the location of each of the three types of baby teeth and understand their uses.
    1. Incisors exist in the front part of a person's mouth; there are four on the top part of the mouth and four on the ...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Make a class graph of how many students have been to the dentist. On one side, show the ages in the class in six-month increments. On the top, show the number of visits to the dentist. Have those who went to the dentist tell about their experience and why they went. Watch t...

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