In this section students explore how to prevent dental decay (caries). Students will look at the sugar in their own diets and the amount of sugar contained in common drinks. They are introduced to looking after their teeth and mouths to keep them healthy and prevent infection.
This lesson on Oral Hygiene explores how to prevent dental caries (tooth decay) by demonstrating the importance of limiting sugar intake and brushing teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste.
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