Handout: Mouth and Teeth (Grades 3 to 5) for Educators
This handout is part of the Teacher's Guide on Mouth and Teeth for grades 3 to 5.
Word! Genes for Kids
These aren't the blue pants that hang in your closet!
Word! Retainer for Kids
Your teeth won't go far, but they can move after your braces are removed.
Word! Orthodontist for Kids
An orthodontist is a dentist who specializes in making teeth straight, instead of fixing cavities.
Word! Fluoride for Kids
This is the fantastic mineral that can help your teeth stay strong and look super!
Word! Gums for Kids
Believe it or not, you always have gum in your mouth. No, not chewing gum!
Word! Alignment for Kids
Alignment means to bring into line.
Word! Braces for Kids
If your teeth aren't straight, you can go to an orthodontist (a special kind of dentist) to get braces.
All About Orthodontia for Teens
Just getting braces and have no idea what to expect? Had braces for a while but wonder what's going on in there? Whatever your situation is, you're not alone: millions of teens have braces.
Word! Autism for Kids
Autism is a brain problem that makes it hard for kids to understand the world around them.