November new resourceTeeth Teacher links for primary and secondary
Visits to dental professionals
Just under half (49 per cent) of all Australians aged 15 and over had visited a dental professional in the last 12 months. Of these people, just over half (57 per cent) had been two or more times
Good oral health is a key factor in maintaining health generally.
To keep the healthy mouth message in students’ minds, Bones and Joints School has taken the approach of developing resources in almost all learning areas with a special emphasis on Year 9-10 Health and Physical Education.
(Poster available below)
For overviews of ideas for all modules organised by year group, please refer to the main Teachers’ page.
The Students’ section of this site also contains some relevant links, including revision worksheets.
If you have requests from families as to how to encourage a healthy routine at home, you may wish to refer people to the Families’ section.
Graphic OrganisersYears F-2 Oral Health Teeth graphic organiserYear 3 Oral Health Teeth graphic organiser on A4Year 4 Oral Health Teeth graphic organiser on A4Year 5 Oral Health Teeth graphic organiser on A4 Year 6 Oral Health Teeth graphic organiser on A4Year 7 Oral Health Teeth graphic organiser
Something for English students in Year 7 in 2015
Advertising worksheets based around teeth. This work is challenging but it is in accordance with the Australian Curriculum. Students look at the history of print advertising about teeth and also show the history of printing. The worksheets are ready for photocopying.
Teeth Frequency of advertising words and activities 1965 Kolynos tootpaste competition identify features of advertising1937 Health and Physical Culture Nudism and identifying features activity1888 adverts for dentists Articles 4 to 7 Writing Task Articles 4 to 71818 Print Advertising Worksheet 1818 dentist Articles 1, 2, 3
English and History
Activities by year group
Teeth words to print outYears 9-10 Teeth No Peeky Crossword Years 9-10 Teeth Find-a-word Anagrams Years 9-10 Teeth Clueless Crossword (hard) Teeth Find-A-Word Years 7-10 Teeth Clueless Crossword (difficult) Years 7-10 Teeth Circle Find a Word (difficult)Years 3-4 Teeth Crossword with first letterYear 4 Teeth Wordsearch no word bankYear 4 Teeth Word definitionsYear 4 Teeth Word and definition matchYear 4 Teeth Crossword no word bankYear 4 Teeth CrosswordYear 4 Teeth anagrams with word bankYear 3 Types of teethYear 3 Teeth Wordsearch 2 directions onlyYear 3 Teeth Crossword with word bankTeeth Wordsearch no word bankTeeth Wordsearch all directions has word bankTeeth Wordsearch 2 directions has word bankTeeth Find a word Puzzle 8 directionsTeeth Find a word Puzzle 4 directionsTeeth Find a word Puzzle 2 directionsTeeth Crossword has word bank
Year 9/10 Health and Physical Education
Introductory exercisePiercings think pair share
The resources below are for the oral presentation task. Please note that Article 2 is no longer available.
The task itself
Piercings and the law
Teeth Whitening Program
Article 1 ADA Should I whiten my teethArticle 2 ADA What can go wrongArticle 3 ADA Whitening the natural wayArticle 4 ADA Teeth whitening the factsRole of govt and assoc Teeth whitening recalled news articleTeeth 2009 whitening news article worksheetArticle extra What happens when teeth whitening goes wrongTeeth Whitening making your own decision
History of bathing and hygiene – including teeth. This seems to be a website for historical writers – has links to other sites of interest, especially clothing from medieval times. Information suited to historical romance, creative non-fiction.
Timeline of dentistry. Good starting point for developing a research assignment as it contains the list of important people involved in the development of dentistry.
A history of teeth cleaning
The internet has some fantastic resources and some links are provided below.
Sesame Street There are a great many videos and games here. Unfortunately, they do mention brushing in circles but this is no longer recommended – up and down only.
Want to see what happens when you go to the dentist? You can complete the procedure. You become the dentist! Notice that any surgery is a process. (requires Flash) It will need to be reviewed to assess the suitability for your students as it is surgery - albeit animated.