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C:\Fakepath\Teeth

  1. 1. Caring for your teeth <br />
  2. 2. What are teeth?<br />Hard, white bonelike structures in the mouth<br /> Humans have 32 teeth<br /> There are 4 types of teeth:<br /><ul><li> Incisors
  3. 3. Canine
  4. 4. Premolars
  5. 5. Molars</li></li></ul><li>What do teeth do?<br />Molars: back teeth. used for the final chewing and <br /> grinding of the food<br />Canine: very strong, pointed teeth for tearing and <br /> shredding food<br />Premolars: used for chewing food<br />Incisors:cut and bite the food<br />
  6. 6. Your teeth’s biggest enemy<br />Plaque<br />
  7. 7. What is plaque?<br />Sticky white coating on teeth<br />It feeds off left-over food in your mouth<br />Tries to destroy teeth by sending out an army of acid and poisons into your gums<br />
  8. 8. Gross!!!<br />
  9. 9. How to fight plaque<br />toothpaste<br />toothbrush<br />floss<br />3 weapons that fight plaque<br />
  10. 10. This is your handiest weapon to fight plaque<br />Brush teeth in small, round movements to clean teeth<br />Make sure to brush gums too<br />Brush at least twice a day<br />Toothbrushandtoothpaste<br />
  11. 11. Floss<br />Removes food and plaque between teeth<br />
  12. 12. Say “No” to plaque’s helpers<br />Sugar helps plaque to make more acid<br /> sweet foods soft drinks candy and <br /> chocolate<br />
  13. 13. references<br />Childcraft 1990YourBody, World book, inc Chicago<br />

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