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Healthy Teeth


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Basics on the topic Healthy Teeth

Do you know what TFB stands for?

It helps you to remember how to brush your teeth: First the top, then the front and then the back of each tooth!

You should brush your teeth two or three times a day.

Using a three-minute timer helps ensure you brush as thoroughly as possible!

Watch this video to find out more about healthy teeth!

Transcript Healthy Teeth

It's night time and Kai wants to brush his teeth. Let's find out how Kai gets "Healthy Teeth!"

To brush his teeth, Kai needs a toothbrush and toothpaste. During the day, Kai uses a cup to hold his toothbrush and toothpaste. It is important that the brush points upwards so it can dry after brushing. Kai can also fill his toothbrush cup with water. He needs that after brushing his teeth to rinse. Very practical! Before brushing his teeth, Kai applies a pea-sized amount of toothpaste to the toothbrush. That's just enough and makes the right amount of foam in the mouth. Just before Kai starts brushing, he turns over his hourglass. It runs for three minutes. Now, WHERE exactly is Kai supposed to start brushing? Luckily, he has a great reminder - and it's on his cup! The reminds him: brush the TOPS of his teeth first, then the FRONT of his teeth next, and finally the BACK of his teeth last. So Kai starts with the top surfaces. There he can move the toothbrush back and forth evenly. This is quite easy and makes the teeth nice and clean. After a minute, Kai changes and continues cleaning on the front. There he makes beautiful, circular movements. This is his favorite movement! After another minute, Kai switches to the back. There he cleans with a zigzag motion. Cleaning the back is not so easy. But Kai knows that it's important to be thorough when brushing your teeth. After three minutes, Kai has finished brushing and can rinse his mouth with the water from his cup. "This will makes Kai's teeth sparkling clean." You can feel whether your teeth are well brushed too! Rub your tongue along their surfaces, your teeth will feel very smooth.

Kai brushes his teeth twice a day: once in the morning and once at night. Sometimes Kai even brushes his teeth THREE times, once after lunch. Since Kai always takes good care of his teeth, he regularly visits his dentist together with his parents. She can check if all his teeth are healthy and save him from tooth decay! Bacteria feeds on sugar and can cause holes on the teeth. Sweet drinks like soda or treats like candy are delicious, but not healthy for teeth. But don't worry: as long as you brush your teeth well and visit the dentist regularly, tooth decay doesn't stand a chance! Let's remember what we learned today: You should brush your teeth two or three times a day. Brush all sides of your teeth: the top, front and back of each tooth. You can remember with the letters ! Using a three-minute timer helps ensure you brush as thoroughly as possible! You just need a tiny bit of toothpaste, a pea-sized blob should be plenty! Do not forget to rinse your mouth after brushing! Dentists will answer your questions, care for and fix problems with your teeth. That's it for today. Happy smiles! Buh-bye!

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  1. good teeth

    From Katiecarter7924, before 4 months

Healthy Teeth exercise

Would you like to apply the knowledge you’ve learned? You can review and practice it with the tasks for the video Healthy Teeth.
  • What do you need to brush your teeth?


    We need to rinse the toothpaste from our mouths after brushing our teeth.

    Do we need a bathtub to clean our teeth?


    To brush our teeth we need:
    *a toothbrush

  • What is the process for brushing your teeth?


    How can the letters on the cup help you to remember the order of brushing?

    We need toothpaste to brush our teeth and water to rinse our mouths.


    We brush our teeth for 3 minutes with toothpaste and rinse with water.

  • What will help keep your teeth healthy?


    Remember to brush your teeth for 3 minutes to keep them healthy.

    Remember to brush the TFB of your teeth to keep them healthy.


    The correct answers are seen in the image above. There are many things you can do to make sure your teeth stay healthy!

  • Do the habits give you healthy or unhealthy teeth?


    Visiting the dentist is a healthy habit.

    Eating foods with a lot of sugar is an unhealthy habit.


    Our healthy or unhealthy habits have an effect on our teeth.

  • How can you keep your teeth healthy?


    You should brush your teeth after you eat breakfast and after you eat dinner.

    Toothpaste is an important part of brushing your teeth.


    You can keep your teeth healthy by following the steps of brushing and visiting the dentist regularly.

  • Which habits will help keep your teeth healthy?


    Brushing your teeth every day is important.

    The dentist is like a doctor for your teeth.


    The correct answers are seen in the image above. Healthy habits will keep your teeth healthy!