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Chapter 6 Personal Health Lesson 1 Your Teeth, Skin, and Hair Next >> Click for: >> Main Menu >> Chapter 6 Assessment Teachers notes are available in the notes section of this presentation.
Actions you take to improve or maintain your health Soft, colorless, sticky film containing bacteria that grows on your teeth A substance that fights tooth decay The thicker inner layer of the skin The thinner outer layer of the skin hygiene plaque fluoride epidermis dermis
sunscreen acne dandruff cuticle A cream or lotion that filters our some UV rays A skin condition caused by overly active oil glands The flaking of the outer layer of dead skin cells A nonliving band of outer skin around fingernails and toenails
In this lesson, you will learn to recognize ways to keep your teeth and gums healthy. identify ways to take care of your skin. describe how to care for your hair and nails. apply the skills of advocacy to inform others about proper tooth and gum care.
Predicting Read the major and minor headings in this lesson. Write a sentence about the kind of advice you think will be given for each heading. Headings in this Lesson: Looking Your Best Healthy Teeth and Gums Keeping Teeth and Gums Healthy Regular Dental Checkups Healthy Skin Dealing with Acne Healthy Hair Problem Hair and Hair Problems Your Nails
Looking Your Best Caring for your appearance includes paying attention to hygiene. hygiene The actions you take to improve or maintain your health Good hygiene makes you feel good about yourself You are more confident around others Good hygiene keeps your body healthy Mental/Emotional Health Social HealthPhysical Health
Healthy Teeth and Gums Your teeth make it possible for you to chew and grind food. Your gums anchor your teeth in your mouth and keep them in place.
Tooth and Gum Problems Tooth decay begins with the formation of plaque. plaque A soft, colorless, sticky film containing bacteria that grows on your teeth If plaque is not removed, it eventually hardens and becomes tartar.
Tooth and Gum Problems
Keeping Teeth and Gums Healthy The three things you can do to prevent teeth and gum problems are brushing, flossing, and eating right. When you brush, use a toothpaste that contains fluoride. fluoride A substance that fights tooth decay
Regular Dental Checkups You should get regular dental checkups twice a year. If your teeth need straightening, your dentist may refer you to an orthodontist.
Healthy Skin Your skin is the biggest organ of your body. The two main layers of the skin are the epidermis and the dermis. epidermis The thinner outer layer of the skin dermis The thicker inner layer of the skin
Skin Care The most important part of skin care is cleansing. You should protect your skin with sunscreen. sunscreen A cream or lotion that filters out some UV rays The suns rays are strongest between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.
Dealing with Acne Mild acne can be treated at home. acne A skin condition caused by overly active oil glands For serious cases, you may need to see a dermatologist.
Healthy Hair Your hair is made up of a substance called keratin. The roots of the hair are in the dermis and are housed in pockets called follicles.
Hair Care Tips for maintaining healthy hair include: Wash regularly with a gentle shampoo and conditioner Let hair dry naturally or use a hair dryer on low heat Avoid styling irons and high heat. Brush regularly
Problem Hair and Hair Problems Common conditions include: Dry scalp Oily scalp Dandruff Head lice dandruff The flaking of the outer layer of dead skin cells
Your Nails To keep nails healthy: Use a cuticle stick to push back the cuticle Trim your nails using a nail clipper Cut your toenails straight across cuticle a nonliving band of outer skin around the fingernail or toenail
Your Nails To keep nails healthy: Use an emery board or nail file to round out the ends Never bite your nails
What I Learned Vocabulary What is plaque? Lesson 1 Review
What I Learned Recall Between what hours are the suns UV rays strongest? Lesson 1 Review
What I Learned Explain What are two ways to treat acne? Lesson 1 Review
Thinking Critically Hypothesize What can happen to your teeth and gums if you do not floss regularly? Lesson 1 Review
Thinking Critically Compare In what ways are hair and nails similar? How are they different? Lesson 1 Review
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