ALEX Classroom Resource


Going to the Dentist

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Going to the Dentist


Content Source:

KidsHealth from Nemours
Type: Informational Material


This free resource from KidsHealth is informational material about going to the dentist.  Students learn the importance of visiting a dentist, what a dentist does, and how often visits should be scheduled.  Brushing and flossing are important, but students also need to visit their dentist regularly to keep their teeth strong and healthy. 

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: K
K.3.1) Identify school and community health helpers who can assist in understanding health procedures.

Examples: dentist, doctor, school nurse

Tags: brushing, cavities, community health, dentist, flossing, health, health professionals, helpers, teeth
License Type: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
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Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit
AccessibilityText Resources: Content is organized under headings and subheadings

This resource is geared toward lower elementary students. Contains excellent dental vocabulary for young ages. 

KidsHealth from Nemours is a free resource with links to additional resources including videos and interactives.

  This resource provided by:  
Author: Jamie Gilbert
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit