Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Health and Science/Oral Hygiene - Advanced

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Oral Hygiene - Advanced
South American Division

Health and Science

Skill Level 1
Year of Introduction: 2012


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1. Have the Oral Hygiene honor.

This Wiki has a page with instructions and tips for earning the Oral Hygiene honor.


2. Be able to identify the following parts of the teeth, describing the function of each:

a. Enamel

b. Dentin

c. Pulp

d. Gums

e. Cement

f. Periodontal fiber

3. Describe the following dental problems:

a. Plaque

b. Tartar

c. Gingivitis

d. Periodontitis

4. What is prophy paste?

5. Describe how fluoridation occurs, describing each step.

6. What should you do when there is trauma to a tooth due to a fall?

7. What causes teeth sensitivity? How can this problem be solved?

8. What additional oral care should a person wearing braces have?

9. What additional oral care should a person wearing dentures have?

10. Create a story that illustrates ways to prevent cavities and present it in a creative way to a group of children.

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