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Oral Health Tooth Safety Second Grade Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Division of Community and Public Health Oral Health Program Let’s talk a little about our teeth and tooth safety… It is important to understand that our permanent teeth are meant to last a lifetime!

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Oral HealthTooth Safety

Second Grade

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Division of Community and Public Health

Oral Health Program




Right now you have some baby teeth and a few new permanent teeth l.jpg
Right now you have some baby teeth and a few new permanent teeth.

Your first permanent tooth is called the six-year molar.

Do we have to lose a baby tooth before we get our six-year molars? No.

It comes in behind our baby teeth.


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Our baby teeth hold the spaces for our permanent teeth, so that when they are ready, they will come in straight.

The permanent teeth are white, the babyteeth are gray.

Moss, Growing Up Cavity Free: A Parent's Guide To Prevention,

Quintessence Publishing Co., 1993


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As you get older, you will lose all 20 of your baby teeth and end up with 32 permanent teeth as a grown-up.


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Our teeth work very hard everyday… and end up with 32 permanent teeth as a grown-up.

So we must take good care of them, because we need them for some very

important jobs.

Let’s name some of the jobsour teeth do …


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Our teeth help us and end up with 32 permanent teeth as a grown-up.chew our food!


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Our teeth help us talk! and end up with 32 permanent teeth as a grown-up.

They work with our tongue, lips and cheeks to help us say words correctly.

Try saying this tongue twister… “Sally sells seashells by the seashore.”

Now try saying it without using your teeth!

Don’t you sound silly?


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Our teeth help us look nice --- they give us a pretty smile! and end up with 32 permanent teeth as a grown-up.


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Now let’s talk about some of the ways we can care for our teeth!

Brush after meals and at bedtime.

Use toothpaste with fluoride.

Floss.

Eat good (healthy) foods.

Visit the dentist two times per year.

office.microsoft.com/clipart


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When should you brush teeth!your teeth?

  • After eating

  • At bedtime

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Oral Health Program


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How do you floss teeth!your teeth?

  • Use 18” of floss

  • Leave an inch or two to work with

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Oral Health Program


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How do you floss teeth!your teeth?

  • Gently follow

    curves of teeth

  • Slide floss up and down a few times

  • Go below the gumline

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Oral Health Program


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Can you think of another way we can care for our teeth? teeth!

The problem with teeth is that

if we injure them, they won’t

heal on their own, like a scraped

knee will heal.

If we chip a tooth, it won’t repair

itself. The dentist will have to help!

Protect them from injuries!

Mestman, Herman, What To Do For Healthy Teeth


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It is our job to watch out for ourselves when it comes to tooth safety.Usually there are no warning signs.An accident can happen very quickly and the only way to help prevent one is to know some safety tips!


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Let’s talk about some things that you can do at home. tooth safety.

Prevent Falls

- Be careful not to leave

toys on the floor.

- Don’t run up and down

the stairs.

- Walk, don’t run on wet floors,

pavement or around the

swimming pool.


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Don’t use your teeth for jobs they aren’t intended to do, such as:

Cracking nuts

Holding pencils and pens

Opening bottles, barrettes or hairpins

Crunching ice


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Be careful on the playground… do, such as:

Walk safely around swings and teeter-totters.

Take care when climbing on playground equipment such as a trampoline or monkey bars.


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When playing sports… do, such as:

Wear a mouth protector for sports such as football, baseball, wrestling, soccer or hockey.

Watch where you throw a ball, and never throw your bat during baseball.

Obey all traffic laws when bicycling.

Be careful on slick snow andice in the winter.


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Be especially careful at the drinking fountain. do, such as:

Many children have had a tooth broken because someone in line behind them pushed or shoved.

Don’t push or shove.


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In the car… do, such as:

Be aware of sudden stops.

ALWAYS wear a seat belt.



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If you chip a tooth, the dentist can usually repair it… injury (accident)...

www.32teethonline.com

Small chips can easily be smoothed off.


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Bigger chips can sometimes be fixed with tooth colored filling material.

www.32teethonline.com

Large chip in a permanent tooth.

Large chip repaired with filling material.


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Teeth that are badly chipped may need to be covered with a crown (sometimes called a cap).

www.mcgrathdental.com

Large chip in a permanent tooth.

Large chip repaired with a crown.


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If an accident causes a tooth to be loosened, crown (sometimes called a cap).the first thing to do is…

Tell your parent, teacher or the school nurse.

The grown-up may be able topush the tooth back into place.

Then call the dentist right away.

The dentist will take an x-ray (tooth picture) to see if there is damage.


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Find the tooth and pick it up. crown (sometimes called a cap).

Go right away to a parent, teacher or nurse.

Do NOT clean the tooth off or touch the wound site.

Keep the tooth wet.

Put it in a glass of cool water, milk or a wet cloth.

Call the dentist right away.

You should be seen within 30 minutes.

The dentist will put the tooth back into place if it is possible.

What if a tooth is knockedcompletely out?

Cleaning it may remove important gum tissue that helpsthe tooth grow in the mouth.


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Let’s review what we learned… crown (sometimes called a cap).

Can anyone tell me:

Two reasons why you need your teeth?

Two ways you can injure (hurt) your teeth?

Two ways the dentist can fix an injured (hurt) tooth?

What you should do if a tooth is knocked completely out?



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So remember… back in its place!

Take good care of them...

Our permanent teeth are meant to last ourwhole life!


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Thank you for listening back in its place!and keep brushing!

An additional recommended resource for viewing:

Dudley’s Classroom Adventure (ADA).

Call (816) 235-2100 for loan information from the UMKC dental library

Photos: Microsoft product box shots reprinted with permission from Microsoft Corporation.

All photos obtained from office.microsoft.com/clipart unless otherwise noted.

This presentation has been adapted and used with permission from theDental Health Program developed by the Clay County Public Health Center.


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