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129 resources with the concept oral hygiene

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What Causes Tooth Decay

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students investigate oral hygiene.  In this personal health lesson, students discover the parts of a tooth and how to best protect them from disease.  Students examine the effects of acids on tooth enamel and calcium.
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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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A Bright Smile

For Teachers K - 1st
In this health worksheet, young scholars draw a smiley face next to the pictures that keep their teeth healthy and strong. Students draw a sad face next to the pictures that can harm their teeth.
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Healthy Smile Hidden Picture

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this dental health worksheet, students study a large and very detailed picture of children in a park. Students search and locate 7 items pertaining to good dental health in the picture.
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Healthy Smile

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this crossword worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle by solving clues good healthy teeth. For example, "Children have 20 primary..."
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Healthy Smile

For Students Pre-K - K
In this health worksheet, students circle the pictures that relate to good health. Examples include a toothbrush, apple, milk, and dental floss.
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Tooth Crossword

For Students 4th - 5th
In this crossword worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle by solving clues about healthy teeth. For example, "Base of the tooth below the gum."
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Good for Teeth

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this taking care of your teeth worksheet, young scholars check off the proper categories for taking care of their teeth and then color the worksheet.
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Let's Take Care of Our Teeth!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students identify types of teeth, tools for teeth, the people and behaviors associated with dental care. Then, they create a list of ways to take care of their teeth. Students also create a chart of dental care using key terms and...
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Let's Brush Our Teeth!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners complete a variety of activities related to types of teeth and how to take care of their teeth. They listen to the book "The Real Tooth Fairy," count and graph how many teeth they have and how many they have lost. Students...
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Stopping Decay

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students review reasons why teeth are necessary, define tooth decay, discuss and list ways to prevent tooth decay, name at least two foods that promote dental health, watch video Tooth Wisdom, and complete worksheet Tooth Healthy Snacks.
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Hygiene for Health

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars demonstrate the ability to practice good hygiene habits through activities, field trips, internet games, and group discussions. They focus on all areas of hygiene including washing hands, shampooing hair, showering, and...
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Tooth Brushing Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students discuss importance of brushing teeth, and create paper teeth to practice brushing plaque.
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Dental Health Vocabulary

For Students 4th - 5th
In this dental health worksheet, students read the statements about dental health. Students use the words in the word bank to complete the 10 statements.
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Diagram of a Tooth

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this tooth diagram worksheet, students study the diagram of the tooth and the 9 words that label the tooth. Students study the tooth diagram.
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Dental Head & Neck Anatomy

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Are you teaching complex dental anatomy? Then this resource might be for you! Your class can practice locating and spelling difficult head and neck anatomy vocabulary words by finding them in this word search. This resource is very...
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The Great Body Shop - Let's Talk Teeth

For Teachers 4th
While this activity could be done using the materials at hand, it is designed for use with the program The Great Body Shop. Using Inspiration, pupils create a project focused on dental hygiene.
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Healthy Teeth

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students discuss how unhealthy teeth and gums affect health. In this adult health lesson, students identify foods that are harmful to teeth. They share ways to keep the teeth and gums healthy and disease free.
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First Smiles

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explain the risks associated with teeth and gum problems during pregnancy. In this adult  health lesson, students brainstorm ways to prevent childhood cavities. They recommend ways to care for their teeth.
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Dental Care / Brushing Teeth

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students discuss teeth and how best to care for them. In this dental care instructional activity, students review pictures of teeth that have been taken care of poorly, construct a keepsake box for the "tooth fairy" and read books about...
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Dental Hygiene To help Children Properly Brush

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore personal health by participating in a tooth brushing experiment. In this dental hygiene activity, students discuss the importance of brushing their teeth regularly to avoid disease. Students utilize boiled eggs and soak...
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Taking Care of Your Teeth

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss the importance of taking care of their teeth while viewing pictures showing good/poor teeth care. In this health and science lesson, 1st graders list 3 things to do to keep teeth healthy, creating a lis on chart...
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Lessons for Children’s Dental Health Month

For Teachers K
Students learn about dental health.  For this dental health lesson, students relate the eggshell to the enamel of the tooth.  Students experiment with four drinks to see the effects on the tooth. Students listen to books about dental...
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Watch Your Mouth

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the effects of tooth loss to their bodies.  In this oral health lesson students complete several activities that help them determine how tooth loss effects nutrition, facial structure and jaw bones.