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Healthy teeth

You need your teeth for eating, talking and smiling. So it is important that you take good care of them and brush them two times a day, once when you wake up and once when you go to bed. 

Why do you brush your teeth?

  • To remove food, drink and germs
  • For a beautiful smile
  • For nice fresh breath
  • Our adult teeth have to last our whole life. 

What could happen if you don’t brush your teeth?

  • Toothache 
  • May need to have a filling or have a tooth taken out 
  • Smelly breath. 

What do you need to brush your teeth?

  • Toothbrush          
  • Toothpaste.

Visiting your Dentist:

  • The Dentist can look at your teeth  and make sure they are healthy
  • The Dentist can give you information on looking after your teeth
  • You should visit your dentist every 6 months.