Leaflets and Activity Packs

OHP - Leaflets - IntroductionOral Health Promotion Leaflets and Activity Packs are listed below.

Leaflets

Activity Packs

Quiz answers

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2. False, itís best to brush in a circle.

3. Yes, if the gum is sugar-free. Chewing gum increases the flow of saliva, which in turn, helps fight cavities

4. B- Molars. Molars are used for grinding food

5. False. The acidic nature of soda causes extensive tooth damage.

6. C-Teeth should be brushed for two minutes. However, on average, adults only brush their teeth for 45 seconds!

7. C. The first bristled toothbrush was made in China around 1498

8. True, although that doesnít mean you shouldnít take care of it. Although enamel is hard, it can chip or crack easily.

9. A- Milk. If your tooth is knocked out and you canít place it back in its socket, put the tooth trivia in milk and get to your dentist as soon as possible.

10. D- A donkey. No worries, your dentist will never ask you to do this.

11. Chickens, like several other birds, donít have teeth. 

12. 1950s -Our modern oral hygiene with toothpaste, toothbrush and floss began only in the 1950s, not very long ago. But the quest for a clean mouth date back at least 5,000 years. Around 3,000 BC, the ancient Egyptians developed a dental paste made of oxen hooves, myrrh, eggshells, pumice, and water. Talk about legacy: A pumice mixture is still used today by dentists and dental hygienists to professionally clean and polish your teeth.

Last updated03 Jun 2024
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