Taking Care of Skin Healthy skin is the result of: Taking shower regularly Use of very mild, moisturizing soap Use of deodorant and/or antiperspirant Use of antibacterial soap to clean your face to prevent acne Use of sunscreen to prevent sunburn
MOLES & Freckles Moles are very common spots on the skin. These are cells with high concentration of melanin. If you notice changes in a mole's color, height, size, or shape, you should have a dermatologist evaluate it.
Your Hair Made of dead cells The roots are in the dermis, located in small pockets called follicles Gets its color from melanin Can be wavy, curly, or straight
Your Nails Dead cells that grow out of living tissue Cuticle: a nonliving band of epidermis that grows around the nail
Mouth & Teeth oTasting oDigestion: teeth crush and grind food, saliva moistens and chemically breaks it down oSpeech
The Tooth A.Crown: the part you see B.Neck: part between crown & root C.Root: part of tooth inside the gum
Problems of the Teeth & Mouth Tooth decay or cavities are holes, or structural damage, in the teeth Gingivitis (gums become red and swollen and might bleed) Malocclusion (teeth in upper and lower jaws do not align properly) Halitosis (bad breath)
What causes tooth decay? Poor diets (eating a lot of sugar) Smoking Lack of good oral hygiene (not brushing/flossing) Irregular/not visiting the dentist
Taking Care of Your Teeth & Mouth 1.Brush your teeth properly after eating. 2.Floss between your teeth. 3.Reserve starchy foods & foods high in sugar for mealtimes. 4.Have regular dental checkups.