Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

TEETH By Randi Shook.

Similar presentations

Presentation on theme: "TEETH By Randi Shook."— Presentation transcript:

1 TEETH By Randi Shook

2 Chewing Talking Smiling Singing Looking Your Best
Why Do We Need Teeth? Chewing Talking Smiling Singing Ask them what else we use our teeth for. Looking Your Best ___________

3 What happens if you don’t keep your teeth healthy?
Want to know more about cavities?

4 What Can You Do To Keep Teeth Healthy?
Brush and Floss Play a fun game about brushing your teeth at:

5 How To Brush… When you are first learning let Mom or Dad help Step 1:
Brush the outsides of your teeth in small circular motions When you are first learning let Mom or Dad help Use the same circle motions to clean the chewing surfaces of your teeth Step 4: Step 3: Now brush the insides of your teeth. Tilt your toothbrush upright to get behind your front teeth Last don’t forget to brush your tongue! It helps keep your breath fresh

6 When Should You Brush? At least 2 times a day!
In the morning Before bed And if you can after lunch and sweet snacks

7 Your Toothbrush Is your toothbrush the same size as your parents?
Does it have soft bristles? How often do you get a new toothbrush? No, it should be a kid’s size Yes, hard bristles are bad for your gums Every 3 months is the rule!!!

8 Your Toothpaste Things to look for… Fluoride Flavors Mouthwash
Fights cavities and decay Strengthens teeth Flavors Find one you like! Mouthwash Freshens breath

9 Baby Teeth There are 20 baby teeth
But baby teeth aren’t ready the day your born They start coming in at 6-12 months Usually you have them all by the time you’re 3 years old

10 Losing Your Baby Teeth Everyone loses their baby teeth!!!
They usually start falling out when you’re 5 or 6 years old Why does this happen? Because adult teeth are pushing through

11 Permanent Teeth There are 28 adult teeth Incisors Canines
Cutting, chopping and biting Canines Tearing Premolars (Bicuspid) Crushing and grinding Molars Grind food and help you swallow Incisors are the front 4 on bottom and top Canines pointed teeth on top of bottom Premolars are the two teeth next to the canines Molars are the back 3 on all sides

12 Let’s Compare… Baby Teeth Adult Teeth 20 28 Need to brush them 2 times
a day Permanent Fall out Make sure to ask the kids what else can fit into the venn. Helps us talk, chew, sing… Start coming in at 5 or 6 years Start coming in at 6-12 months

13 Baby and Permanent Teeth
Teeth Jeopardy!!! Why we need teeth Brushing your teeth Toothbrush And Toothpaste Baby and Permanent Teeth Misc. $100 $200 $300 $400 $500

14 Brushing Your Teeth For $100
How many times a day should you brush your teeth? 2 times a day

15 Toothbrush and Toothpaste For $300
How often should you buy a new toothbrush? Every 3 Months

Download ppt "TEETH By Randi Shook."

Similar presentations

Ads by Google