Category: Brushing & Flossing

Learn tips from the pros! Dental hygienists will share their strategies for angling toothbrushes, brushing techniques, gum care, and spotting problems on teeth.

Toothbrush Wreath

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023

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 […]

Stained Enamel Egg-Speriment!

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023

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 […]

How to Brush Your Teeth

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023

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 […]

Learn How to Floss Like A Boss

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023

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 and prevent teeth diseases. Discussion Questions How does flossing help with banishing bad breath? […]

Learn How to Brush from a Dental Hygienist

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023

Brushing Better 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 […]

Brushing & Flossing: Handouts and Worksheets

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023

Here are some handy guides and worksheets to download and explore at home, or in the classroom! Proper Toothpaste Prep Take a look at this worksheet to review how much toothpaste you should be using depending on your age. Brushing & Flossing English and Spanish step by step instructions on how to brush and floss. […]