Dental Health Lessons
by National Hall of Fame Educator Alan Haskvitz
Teaching students to take care of their teeth is vital. Research has shown that bad teeth can result in heart problems and other aliments.It also means missed days of school. Here are some good resources that deal with everything from toothbrushes to toothpaste to flossing with braces. Below are some resources that can make this topic interesting and valuable. Problems with oral care account for almost a million absences a year in just California.
Dental health facts to get students thinking
Great videos about dental care.
Includes everything from dental care to animations to dental tools to music.
Lessons by grade level
Songs about dental health for children
What to look for in an electric toothbrush
How to floss
Includes flossing with braces.