How to Keep Your Smile Healthy When You’re Sick


It’s normal to come down with a cold a few times a year. And it can make your whole body feel tired. But even when you’re feeling sick or under the weather, it’s important to keep your smile healthy. Things like drinking enough water, brushing your teeth regularly, and drinking sugary juices or sports drinks in moderation can go a long way in maintaining healthy teeth and protect your teeth from cavities while you’re not feeling well.

Discussion Questions

Drinking enough liquid when you’re sick is important, but why do you think the video says to avoid too much sugary juice?

Why do you think brushing your teeth each day is important, whether you’re feeling sick or not?