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Lesson Plan
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Be a Dental Detective

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students complete a webquest to discover the importance of maintaining good dental health. They answer questions focusing on the types of teeth and how to keep then healthy. Each question has a Internet link to find the answer.
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Unit Plan
West Virginia Department of Education

Oral Health Education Resource Kit

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Brushing, flossing, a healthy diet, and personal hygiene are keys to good oral health and the information, the activities, and the experiments included in this packet will go a long way toward encouraging your class members to develop...
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Organizer
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Human Body Series - Mouth and Teeth - Healthy Teeth

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
This assignment regarding teeth is something to chatter about! It is a simple data table with two illustrated columns. In one, students cut out and affix pictures of foods that are healthy for the teeth. In the other, they cut out and...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Healthy Field Day

For Teachers K - 5th
Hosting a Healthy Field Day will take a lot of planning and organization, but with a lot of parent participation it can come together very well. The resource describes seven stations of the ten that were presented. Each of these has a...
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Be Kind to Your Teeth

For Students K - 2nd
What kinds of food can be bad for your teeth? Kindergartners and first graders explore dental health with an interactive science inquiry. Given a choice of foods such as celery, cake, and milk, kids choose which ones are better for their...
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Worksheet
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Healthy Smile Hidden Picture

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this dental health worksheet, students study a large and very detailed picture of children in a park. Students search and locate 7 items pertaining to good dental health in the picture.
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Healthy Smile

For Students Pre-K - K
In this health instructional activity, students circle the pictures that relate to good health. Examples include a toothbrush, apple, milk, and dental floss.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Dental Hygiene: Mr. Tooth

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Learners discover the importance of dental care.  In this dental hygiene lesson, students discover the full functions of their teeth and what can cause their teeth damage.  Learners complete a worksheet at home which prepares them for...
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Worksheet
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Healthy Smile

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this crossword worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle by solving clues good healthy teeth. For example, "Children have 20 primary..."
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Tooth or Consequences

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students listen to facts about dental health and watch a tooth brushing and flossing demonstration by the teacher.
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Unit Plan
National Institutes of Health

Open Wide and Trek Inside

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Don't underestimate the value of a clean mouth! Here is a six-lesson unit that details everything a youngster needs to know about oral hygiene. It includes lessons on the purpose of a mouth and teeth, the nature of oral bacteria and the...
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Finders Keepers

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this early childhood dental health worksheet, students examine the pictures of 10 items and identify those that keep their mouths healthy.
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Lesson Plan
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Healthy Teeth

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students discuss how unhealthy teeth and gums affect health. In this adult health lesson, students identify foods that are harmful to teeth. They share ways to keep the teeth and gums healthy and disease free.
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PPT
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Teeth and Healthy Eating

For Teachers K - 3rd
This presentation doesn't just tell kids to brush their teeth, it tells them why! It also names all the parts of the tooth and provides healthy snack options. A simple, yet informative health care lesson that is just a click away.
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Worksheet
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Tooth Crossword

For Students 4th - 5th
In this crossword worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle by solving clues about healthy teeth. For example, "Base of the tooth below the gum."
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Lesson Plan
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Let's Take Care of Our Teeth!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students identify types of teeth, tools for teeth, the people and behaviors associated with dental care. Then, they create a list of ways to take care of their teeth. Students also create a chart of dental care using key terms and...
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Lesson Plan
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A Teeth Changing Experience

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students research human health by reading an educational story in class. In this oral health lesson plan, students identify the importance of brushing their teeth and consuming calcium. Students read the book A Teeth Changing Experience...
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Worksheet
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ESL Holiday Reading Comprehension: Fresh Breath Day

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ESL reading comprehension worksheet, learners read a passage about oral hygiene and Fresh Breath Day on August 6. Students answer 100 varied questions pertaining to the article. There is also a link to listen to the passage on...
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Worksheet
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A Healthy Smile

For Students K - 1st
In this dental health worksheet, students reinforce the idea that good dental hygiene creates a beautiful smile. Students draw a picture of themselves with a healthy smile in the oval frame.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Good Hygiene: A Healthy Smile

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students practice proper brushing techniques. In this dental hygiene lesson, students use a plaque disclosing tablet to practice the correct tooth brushing procedure.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

What Keeps Teeth Healthy?

For Teachers K
In this dental health worksheet, students examine 10 pictures and decide which 6 items help with oral health. They draw a line from each of those pictures to a picture of a smiling boy. They add the letter t to 3 word ending to form the...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Healthy Toothousand Word Search

For Students 1st - 2nd
For this dental health worksheet, students locate 10 words pertaining to healthy teeth in a word search puzzle. There is a word bank.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

What Keeps Your Mouth Healthy?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars dramatize the oral disease process caused by bacteria which leads to tooth decay.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Let's Eat

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders will discuss foods that are healthy for their teeth and foods that are not healthy for their teeth. They create a graphic organizer using Inspiration showing 4 foods that are healthy for their teeth.