Teaching your students about dental health offers so many benefits. It’s fun for teachers because it integrates several disciplines, including health, science and nutrition. And it’s great for students because, not only do they learn so much, they also improve their chances of having a bright, healthy smile to last a lifetime. Get started today with our list of Curriculum Ideas.
The friendly professionals at your neighborhood dental office would likely be happy to visit your classroom to talk with students about dental health. Go to Find a Member Dentist to find a local dental office.
Simple hands-on learning can make a lifelong impression on young people. Have you ever measured out the number of cups of sugar in your favorite soda? If so, you can probably still picture in your mind that mountain of white sugar. Create those lasting health education memories for your students by helping them participate in the Lab Lessons.
This colorful presentation outlies the facts of “The Power of Sour on Your Teeth” campaign. This tool is perfect for dentists, teachers, parents and others that work with children and teens in promoting positive health choices.
This 39-page presentation is currently available as a PDF file and also includes a quiz at the end.
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