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Teaching kindergarten and elementary school children dental health: a practical presentation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8217892     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A simple lesson of dental health addressed to children of kindergarten and first grade is presented in a step by step manner. The entire presentation is structured to take less than 30 minutes and minimum teaching aides are required. The terms taught include: plaque, gum, crown, root, dentin, enamel, germ, silver and white fillings and fluoride. The children at the end of the presentation should understand the importance of teeth, how to properly care for their teeth and how cavities form and may be avoided.
Authors:
A Kupietzky
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1053-4628     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Pediatr Dent     Publication Date:  1993  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-12-09     Completed Date:  1993-12-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9100079     Medline TA:  J Clin Pediatr Dent     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  255-9     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, New Jersey Dental School, Newark 07103.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Child, Preschool
Health Education, Dental / methods*
Humans
Oral Hygiene / education*
School Dentistry / methods*

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