February is Dental Health Month!

Posted by Meg Egan on 2/1/2021

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The first graders and I have been having classroom discussions about how important our teeth are for eating, talking, and smiling. We watch a video with "Dental Defenders" who amaze us with ways to take care of our teeth. We use the big teeth and toothbrush props to show how to brush and floss our teeth the best way. New words we learned include bacteria, plaque, fluoride, cavity, floss, dental rinse, and gums. The students are bringing home special goodies of new toothbrushes and fluoride toothpaste. If you have first graders, talk to them about what they learned. Make sure to visit your dentist twice a year in order to keep your teeth the healthiest they can be! To learn more about how to take care of your teeth, visit here.