Learn How to Brush Better from a Registered Dental Hygienist

Using a mouth model, the registered dental hygienist will demonstrate how long we should be brushing in each quadrant of our mouths, how to hold or angle the toothbrush, how to brush back-and-forth to reach the teeth and gum line, and how to spot some of the problem areas for our teeth.

Discussion Questions

How long should you brush your teeth?

What are some things you learned from the Registered Dental Hygienist after watching the video?

What kind of toothbrush do you have?

Learn How to Floss Like A Boss from a Registered Dental Hygienist

Brushing our teeth every day is very important, but so is flossing! In this video, a registered dental hygienist will talk about why flossing is so important and the different techniques and products you can use to keep your teeth plaque-free.

Discussion Questions

How does flossing help with banishing bad breath?

How does flossing prevent disease?

How does flossing protect your gums?

How to Brush Your Teeth

Have you ever wondered if you’re brushing your teeth the right way? Even if you brush and floss twice a day, your technique could be negatively impacting your oral health. In this video, kids will learn the basics of brushing and will get a breakdown of how to correctly brush their teeth in five steps because everyone deserves a healthy smile!

Discussion Questions

What can happen if you brush your teeth incorrectly?

What are the five steps to brushing your teeth?

What kind of bristles are best to use for your teeth?

Stained Enamel Egg-Speriment!

Did you know that sports drinks can dye your teeth blue, green, or red? The acidity from these drinks can weaken your tooth enamel—that’s the hard outer part of your teeth—and make them more prone to staining. Yikes! In this video, kids will learn what happens when an egg dyed with a blue sports drink and an egg dyed with coffee get scrubbed with fluoride toothpaste.

Discussion Questions

What does the acidity from a sports drink do to your teeth?

How many times a day should you brush your teeth?

Is it a good idea to brush your teeth after drinking fruit drinks?

Supplemental Worksheet

There are many drinks that can stain your teeth. Try this experiment to see what happens when you soak an egg in these different liquids.

Toothbrush Wreath

What can you do with a toothbrush you’re no longer using? Luckily there are many DIY crafts and activities that use old toothbrushes. In this video, kids will learn how to recycle their old toothbrushes to make a decorative wreath they can hang in their room, their school, or anywhere that could use a little decoration!

Discussion Questions

Why is it important to throw your toothbrush away after you’ve been sick?

When the bristles of your toothbrush become frayed, should you continue to use it?

How may feet away should you keep your toothbrush from your toilet?