Think Before You Start - Discuss

How do you look after your teeth?

Do you ever have problems with your teeth? How does food affect this?

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Quick-Fire Questions

  1. Why is good oral hygiene important?
  2. How can people maintain good dental health?
  3. What are your experiences of visiting the dentist?
  4. What choices can you make to contribute to good dental health?

Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?

Dental health: the health of the mouth, teeth and gums.

Hygiene: actions that maintain health and prevent disease, especially through cleanliness.

Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!

you shud always visit the dentist regularly i did not go for too long and my toothe started hurting

Stretch Yourself...

Write a short letter to a dentist. What is their job like? What else might you want to ask?

Go Create...

Create a piece of art to show what can go wrong when not looking after your teeth and why. It’s up to you how you create it!

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