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Published on February 6, 2008

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Slide 1: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Division of Community and Public Health Oral Health Program Oral HealthMaking Snack Time Fun Time! Third Grade Snacking!: Snacking! Do you eat between meals? What is your favorite between-meal snack? When do you like to have a snack? Snacks between meals are a way for you to get all the food you need each day to: : Snacks between meals are a way for you to get all the food you need each day to: Grow Have energy Have healthy bones, skin, and teeth Help you think Help you learn and be your best Now let’s learn or review two words.: Now let’s learn or review two words. Diet and Nutrition Slide 5: Your diet needs to include a variety of foods in order for you to have good nutrition. Your diet includes all the food you eat each day whether the food is healthy or not (junk food). Slide 6: Nutrition Is the way your body uses the foods you eat! With good nutrition your body, including your teeth, will grow and work right. Slide 7: At your age, foods eaten as snacks can be an important part of your diet. But, if you make poor choices, snacks can cause tooth problems. What kinds of snacks cause tooth problems?: What kinds of snacks cause tooth problems? Sugary snacks and drinks (soda pop) Sticky snacks Snacks that stay on your teeth Let’s talk about why these snacks are not healthy for our teeth!: Let’s talk about why these snacks are not healthy for our teeth! Everyone has germs called bacteria in their mouth.: Everyone has germs called bacteria in their mouth. Each day a thin film called PLAQUE forms on your teeth and gums. It’s filled with bacteria. Bacteria are very small --- you need a microscope to see them. Sticky, sugary foods left on your teeth are a meal for bacteria. Bacteria in the PLAQUE turns food on your teeth into acid.: Bacteria in the PLAQUE turns food on your teeth into acid. Missouri Show – Me Your Smile; 3rd Edition; 1993 To understand an acid attack on your teeth, we need to first look at the tooth structure.: To understand an acid attack on your teeth, we need to first look at the tooth structure. The Enamel is…: The Enamel is… The outside layer. A hard protective cover. It is the hardest substance in our body, even harder than bone. Missouri Show – Me Your Smile; 3rd Edition; 1993 The Dentin is…: The Dentin is… Underneath the enamel. Makes up the largest part of a tooth. Hard, but not as hard as enamel. Missouri Show – Me Your Smile; 3rd Edition; 1993 The Pulp is…: The Pulp is… The soft space inside the tooth, underneath the dentin. Has blood vessels and nerves. Missouri Show – Me Your Smile; 3rd Edition; 1993 An acid attack: : An acid attack: Starts on the tooth’s enamel Can cause a hole in the tooth called a cavity Missouri Show – Me Your Smile; 3rd Edition; 1993 Slide 17: Bacteria attacks your gums too! If this happens to you it is called GINGIVITIS. What are some signs of Gingivitis?: What are some signs of Gingivitis? Gums that are: Red Sore Puffy Bleeding www.doctorfernandofuentes.cl/ What can you do to prevent cavities and gingivitis?: What can you do to prevent cavities and gingivitis? Brush your teeth Floss your teeth Choose snacks wisely When should you brush your teeth?: When should you brush your teeth? After eating At bedtime Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Oral Health Program How do you floss your teeth?: How do you floss your teeth? Use 18” of floss Leave an inch or two to work with Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Oral Health Program How do you floss your teeth?: How do you floss 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 What about those snack choices?: What about those snack choices? A simple way to choose snacks is the way you have learned to choose foods for meals —using the Food Pyramid USDA www.MyPyramid.gov Can you name the food groups?: Can you name the food groups? Grains Fruit Vegetables Dairy Meat What are some examples from each group?: What are some examples from each group? Grain: Whole wheat bread, corn bread, popcorn Fruits Apples, oranges, grapes Vegetables: Celery, carrots, broccoli Dairy Milk, cheese, yogurt, ice cream Meat and Beans Peanut butter, eggs, nuts, tuna Slide 26: Remember! Choose healthy snacks. Brush twice daily. Floss daily. See your dentist and dental hygienist twice a year! Thank you for listening and keep brushing!: Thank you for listeningand keep brushing! An additional recommended resource for viewing: The Haunted Mouth (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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