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Dental Detectives

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the theme of dental health and hygeine. They make tooth loss predictions, count lost teeth, and graph tooth loss. In addition, they listen to dental health stories, read online stories, create spreadsheets, and play...
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Home Living / Daily Living: Dental Care

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Don't forget to brush! Help your special education class excel at taking care of their wonderful smiles. They'll discuss proper brushing and flossing techniques, watch a video on dental hygiene, and then brush their teeth. 
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Healthy Teeth

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
A simple, yet effective lesson on dental health is here for your young learners. In groups, your class will place eggs in cups that contain a variety of liquids and observe what happens to the color of the egg. They brush the egg with a...
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Dental Chemistry Analogy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After taking in background information on teeth, marble, eggshell, and fluoride, chemistry aces design an experiment. Their goal is to demonstrate whether or not fluoride has a similar effect on marble or eggshell as it does on tooth...
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Dental Health

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the types of habits that are necessary for good dental health. They use information provided from a variety of resources to make conclusions of the overall practice of dental hygiene. Then students produce a...
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Be a Dental Detective

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners complete a webquest to discover the importance of maintaining good dental health. They answer questions focusing on the types of teeth and how to keep then healthy. Each question has a Internet link to find the answer.
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Worksheet
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Dental Health Challenge

For Students 4th - 5th
In this dental health worksheet, students read the 10 statements about dental health. Students then select the correct answer to complete the 10 exercises.
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Worksheet
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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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Unit Plan
West Virginia Department of Education

Oral Health Education Resource Kit

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Brushing, flossing, a healthy diet, and personal hygiene are keys to good oral health and the information, the activities, and the experiments included in this packet will go a long way toward encouraging your class members to develop...
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Lesson Plan
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Chew On This!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners develop pamphlets for a dental health mentoring program that educates younger students about caring for their teeth. They recall experiences at visits to dentists and consider why some students may have poor dental health.
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Worksheet
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Tell Me About Teeth

For Students 4th - 6th
In this science learning exercise, students investigate the purpose of teeth, types of teeth, their anatomy, dental care, animal skulls and teeth, parts of a tooth and related topics by reading and completing the activities on the 8 full...
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Assessment
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Dental Impressions

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
What an impressive task it is to make dental impressions! Pupils learn how dentists use proportional reasoning, unit conversions, and systems of equations to estimate the materials needed to make stone models of dental impressions....
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Worksheet
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Dental Health Vocabulary

For Students 4th - 5th
In this dental health instructional activity, students read the statements about dental health. Students use the words in the word bank to complete the 10 statements.
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Pop Up Smiling!

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research information on how to maintain oral health. They create informational pop-up books with instructions on proper dental health care. Afterward, they draw and construct relevant pop-up illustrations to demonstrate...
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Be Kind to Your Teeth

For Students K - 2nd
What kinds of food can be bad for your teeth? Kindergartners and first graders explore dental health with an interactive science inquiry. Given a choice of foods such as celery, cake, and milk, kids choose which ones are better for their...
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Alvord Unified School District

Taking Good Care of Ourselves: Personal Hygiene

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Freshen up your classroom (and students) with this personal hygiene presentation. Colorful images and clear language help adolescents learn about the changes their bodies are undergoing and the things they can do to ease the transition...
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Lesson Plan
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Let's Talk Teeth

For Teachers K - 5th
Complete a number of activities in this group of lessons about dental health and teeth. Your elementary students will like the projects like making teeth models, reading a book, writing poetry and diagramming teeth.
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Worksheet
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Dental Health Word Jumble

For Students 4th - 5th
In this dental health worksheet, students unscramble the letters in 20 words to spell vocabulary pertaining to healthy teeth. There is a word bank.
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Dental Care / Brushing Teeth

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars discuss teeth and how best to care for them. In this dental care lesson, students review pictures of teeth that have been taken care of poorly, construct a keepsake box for the "tooth fairy" and read books about dental care.
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Lessons for Children’s Dental Health Month

For Teachers K
Students learn about dental health.  In 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 health.
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Worksheet
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Word Search Puzzle: Dental Care

For Students 3rd
In this dental care worksheet, 3rd graders will focus on vocabulary associated with oral hygiene. Students will complete a word search and find the 26 words that are listed below the puzzle.
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Lesson Plan
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Health Education: Dental Flossing

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders do dental flossing. In this dental care lesson plan, 3rd graders demonstrate proper dental flossing technique and describe the benefits of flossing.
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Human Body Series - Mouth and Teeth - Healthy Teeth

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
This assignment regarding teeth is something to chatter about! It is a simple data table with two illustrated columns. In one, students cut out and affix pictures of foods that are healthy for the teeth. In the other, they cut out and...
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Worksheet
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Dental Health Crossword Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this completing a crossword puzzle about teeth worksheet, students read clues across and down and fill in the squares about dental health. Students write 10 answers.