Year 6

Pearly Whites

Do you have a million dollar smile? Would you like one? To begin the lesson, we will be exploring the term million dollar smile and define what this term means. Thereafter, we will visit the dentist who will speak to us about the importance of looking after your teeth and how it plays a role in having a million dollar smile. We will then learn about how to brush our teeth using the correct toothbrush before writing a set of instructions on how to create a million dollar smile!

Year 6

Pearly Whites

Do you have a million dollar smile? Would you like one? To begin the lesson, we will be exploring the term million dollar smile and define what this term means. Thereafter, we will visit the dentist who will speak to us about the importance of looking after your teeth and how it plays a role in having a million dollar smile. We will then learn about how to brush our teeth using the correct toothbrush before writing a set of instructions on how to create a million dollar smile!

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. By the end of this lesson, pupils will: • demonstrate good brushing and flossing • understand the importance of regular dental checks • understand the importance of maintaining oral hygiene • design and create an advert on the benefits of a good toothpaste and toothbrush.

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4 Questions

Q1.
What do dentists' specialise in?
Exercise
General health
Correct answer: Oral health
Q2.
How many times a day should we brush our teeth?
5 times
Once
Correct answer: Twice
Q3.
Why should we floss?
It is a replacement for brushing our teeth
It makes our teeth whiter
Correct answer: It removes any food stuck in our teeth
Q4.
What type of bristles should we have on our toothbrush? Tick two answers.
Hard
Correct answer: Medium
Correct answer: Soft
Tough