Dental and Personal Hygiene Teacher Resources

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Tell Me the Tooth

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students demonstrate the proper teeth brushing technique. In this dental hygiene lesson, students read the book I Know Why I Brush My Teeth and invite a dentist into the classroom to demonstrate the proper way to brush teeth.
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How are Pathogens Spread and Controlled?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How can we stop the tiny terrors that cause illness? Junior epidemiologists examine the methods used to control the spread of pathogens with a video from from a biology playlist. The narrator describes the benefits of hygiene,...
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Self Help: Toileting

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Give learners the essential skills to maintain proper hygiene and cleanliness when going to the bathroom. Here you'll find three pages of picture cards that illustrate the various processes involved in toileting, from limiting the amount...
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Relationships and Sexuality

For Teachers 8th
Adolescence is a tumultuous time for the learners in your class. Guide them through the rocky world of friendships, risks, personal health, and emotional turmoil with a set of lessons about teenager relationships and sexuality.
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Hygiene Potato Graphs

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss the importance of proper hygiene. After watching their teacher peel potatoes, they discuss why she was wearing rubber gloves. They demonstrate how to wash their hands properly and why one should never touch...
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Health/hygiene

For Teachers K
Students examine hygiene. In this germs awareness lesson, students practice proper hand washing technique. They listen to stories about cleanliness and work as a class on various activities. This lesson gives suggestions for books to...
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Home Living/Life Skills: Face Washing

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Having good hygiene skills is a very important part of living an independent life. Learners with special needs follow sequencing cards to practice washing their faces. They follow each step in the process and discuss the importance of...
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Let's Learn About Dentists

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars identify what a dentist does in his/her profession and list reasons why a person may go to the dentist. They write about a personal experience with a dentist.
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Understanding the Body, Day 3: Sexual Health and Hygiene

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners identify the components of good hygiene and the consequences of poor hygiene. They practice using different hygiene tools and discuss how often they should be used. They discover that hygiene is a personal responsibility.
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Hygiene

For Students Pre-K - K
In this letters and numbers worksheet, students connect letters and numbers to create a picture of a person washing their hands. Letters go from A-Q and numbers from 1-18. Students are given the directions in Spanish.
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Why wash?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore reasons why it is important to wash hands. They assess their personal hygiene routines and think about ways to improve them. Students discuss ways to protect our friends and family from germs.
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Human Body Series Mouth and Teeth - Mouth Mirror

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Open wide! Using a mirror to examine the inside of their mouths, someday dentists draw a picture of what they see. They are to include the correct number of teeth as well as the tongue and gums. An extension activity suggested in the...
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Personal Wellness Inventory

For Students 9th - 12th
How healthy are you really? High schoolers assess the aspects of physical, mental, and social health in their lives before applying them to various templates and discerning the unhealthy habits that they can work on changing.
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Colds and Germs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students determine how diseases are spread from one person to another. They investigate the importance of hand washing to reduce the spread of common colds and other diseases. They listen to teacher read alouds and complete an inquiry...
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National Dental Hygiene Month Lessons

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learning about dental hygiene can be interesting with lessons that explore math, science, and the vocabulary of dentistry.
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Pretend Teeth

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Elmo and Abby demonstrate the proper method for brushing teeth in this video. The characters use imaginary toothbrushes to show the appropriate techniques. It's a fun way to introduce this topic.
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Count on Wet Ones

For Teachers Pre-K
Students identify why clean hands are important. In this personal hygiene lesson, students use hand sanitizer to cleanse their hands and discuss why clean hands are necessary. Students participate in a finger play "Five Little Monkeys...
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Write On and On

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders reflect on personal values. In this persuasive writing lesson plan students explore a persuasive essay on hand washing. Students create a poster from the information learned in class.
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Health and Hygiene

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine hygiene and health practices today. In this health science lesson, students research  medieval treatments to ailments common today. They evaluate how effective herbal remedies are in treating diseases.
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Health Education: Brushing Teeth

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore dental health as a topic. In this personal health lesson plan, 2nd graders demonstrate the proper technique for tooth brushing and describe the benefits of good dental health.
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Tooth Crossword

For Students 4th - 5th
In this crossword instructional activity, students complete a crossword puzzle by solving clues about healthy teeth. For example, "Base of the tooth below the gum."
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ESL Holiday Reading Comprehension: Fresh Breath Day

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ESL reading comprehension worksheet, learners read a passage about oral hygiene and Fresh Breath Day on August 6. Students answer 100 varied questions pertaining to the article. There is also a link to listen to the passage on...
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What Causes Tooth Decay

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Young scholars investigate oral hygiene.  In this personal health lesson, students discover the parts of a tooth and how to best protect them from disease.  Young scholars examine the effects of acids on tooth enamel and calcium.
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What Causes Body Odor?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can your diet change the smell of your armpits? Scholars learn the truth behind this and other factors that influence body odor. It covers the biology of what is happening as well as the ways to prevent or cover the offensive odor. To...

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