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Dentist Grover “Tooth-Healthy Foods”

Share this page: https://morelasmiles.org/healthysnacks  Spanish subtitles available within video player. Together with children, watch Grover the goofy dentist learn about tooth-friendly foods. Keep in mind: Water is good for teeth and bodies. It washes away food/bacteria and dilutes acids, and water with fluoride in it strengthens teeth and helps prevent decay. Children should drink water during […]

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Dentist Grover “How Much Toothpaste?”

Share this page: https://morelasmiles.org/toothpaste  Spanish subtitles available within video player. Together with children, watch goofy Dentist Grover as he learns about how much toothpaste to use. (Remember: “A tiny smear if under three, if older use the size of a pea!”) Notice how the Molar Muppet gets tickled by the brush. Ask, “Do your teeth […]

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Dentist Grover “Starting Early”

Share this page: https://morelasmiles.org/startingearly  Spanish subtitles available within video player. Together with children, watch the video and talk about how much Snazzle loved his dental visit. Schedule a first dental visit within six months after kids’ first tooth, or by their first birthday, then visit the dentist twice a year. Before the first visit, explain […]

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Brush Those Teeth

Play the game together with kids. Encourage them to talk about their actions as they play. For example, “I’m brushing in circles. I’m brushing the backs of the monster’s teeth!” The next time children brush, have them pretend they are on Guy Smiley’s tooth-brushing game show.

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