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GRADE 7 DENTAL HEALTH

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									 GRADE 7




DENTAL HEALTH
DENTAL HEALTH

GRADE: 7                              LESSON: 1                                                                 THEME: : FACTORS AFFECTING
                                                                                                                         DENTAL HEALTH


CONCEPT:       THERE ARE A VARIETY OF DENTAL EMERGENCIES WHICH REQUIRE APPROPRIATE FIRST AID TREATMENT


PREPARATION: 1              Materials for bird books or posters
             2              Prepare a card for each dental emergency for Student Activity 2
             3              Props such as a telephone, ice, scarf, etc for role playing in Student Activity 4


VOCABULARY:            fracture, treatment, cold compress, orthodontic, immobilize, debris, embedded, irritation, appliance


           OBJECTIVES                                STUDENT ACTIVITIES                                           TEACHER NOTES

Students will be able to:                Students:                                            Background Information Page -

i)   describe a variety of dental        1   Brainstorm a variety of dental                   Examples include knocked-out tooth, bitten tongue or lip,
     emergencies and the                     emergencies that may occur.                      broken tooth, toothache, possible fractured jaw, object stuck
     appropriate first aid treatments                                                         between teeth.

                                         2   Discuss appropriate first aid treatments for     Develop an experience chart as shown.
                                             various dental emergencies.




                                                                                                                                                     DH 1.1
OBJECTIVES   STUDENT ACTIVITIES   TEACHER NOTES




                                                  DH 1.2
OBJECTIVES   STUDENT ACTIVITIES   TEACHER NOTES




                                                  DH 1.3
OBJECTIVES             STUDENT ACTIVITIES                                       TEACHER NOTES




             3   illustrate appropriate first aid for a   Have each student prepare one page for a big book illustrating
                 specific dental emergency.               appropriate first aid for a specific dental emergency. Place
                                                          books at dental clinic or community health centre to be used as
                                                          a teaching aid for younger children.




             4   Role play appropriate first aid for      Prepare a card outlining each of the dental emergencies listed in
                 various dental emergencies.              Student Activity 2.

                                                          Have students work in pairs to role play appropriate first aid
                                                          treatments while other students attempt to guess the situation
                                                          being acted out.



                                                                                                                     DH 1.4
DENTAL HEALTH

GRADE: 7                           LESSON: 2                                                              THEME: DENTAL DISEASE


CONCEPT:       DENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH ARE TREATABLE AND PREVENTABLE


PREPARATION: 1 Prior to class invite a dental health worker to discuss common dental health problems of children and youth
             2 Chart paper and felt markers
             3 Prepare a class set of Nursing Bottle Mouth Pamphlet (Activity Sheet D53A, D53B)


VOCABULARY:            consequences, nursing bottle mouth, prevention, treatment, prolonged, frequent, reserve, pacifier


           OBJECTIVES                              STUDENT ACTIVITIES                                         TEACHER NOTES

Students will be able to:              Students:                                         Background Information Page DH28 to 29

i)   describe common dental health     1 Identify common dental health problems of       This is a review of Grade 6, Lessons 3 and 4.
     problems of children and youth      children and youth, their causes, prevention
                                         and treatment.                                  Prior to class invite a dental health worker to discuss the
                                                                                         causes, prevention and treatment of common dental health
                                                                                         problems of children and youth. Include:

                                                                                            - tooth decay
                                                                                            - gum disease
                                                                                            - orthodontic problems

                                                                                         Ask the dental health worker to bring slides or videos, if
                                                                                         possible.



                                                                                                                                                 DH 2.5
           OBJECTIVES                      STUDENT ACTIVITIES                                       TEACHER NOTES


                                  2   Write a poem about a common              The poem should identify causes and prevention of the dental
                                      dental health problem.                   health problem. For example:

                                                                                An unfortunate girl from Clyde River
                                                                                The dentist she visited never
                                                                                She ate lots of junk
                                                                                And brushed once a month.
                                                                                This really wasn't too clever.

                                                                                One day when she smiled at the mirror
                                                                                The message she got was quite clear
                                                                                Now she flosses each day,
                                                                                Sees the dentist O.K.,
                                                                                And smiles at herself without fear.

                                                                                                    - Barbara Hall

ii)   describe causes, charact-   3   Define and discuss causes, prevention,   Refer to Activity Sheets D53A and D53B.
      eristics, consequences,         treatment and consequences of nursing
      treatment and prevention        bottle mouth.                            Have students read the brochure on nursing bottle mouth. Then
      of nursing bottle mouth                                                  have small groups each develop an experience chart such as the
                                                                               following.




                                                                                                                                       DH 2.6
OBJECTIVES   STUDENT ACTIVITIES   TEACHER NOTES




                                                  DH 2.7
OBJECTIVES            STUDENT ACTIVITIES                                   TEACHER NOTES


             4   Participate in a public education    Brainstorm with students ways that they could teach others
                 campaign to prevent nursing bottle   about the causes, prevention and consequences of nursing bottle
                 mouth.                               mouth. Allow each student or small groups of students to
                                                      choose an assignment, based on the ideas brainstormed. For
                                                      example:

                                                       - identifying and talking to parents of young babies
                                                       - preparing an information message for the local radio station
                                                       - developing a brochure
                                                       - talking to parents at prenatal or well baby clinics




                                                                                                                DH 2.8
                                          NURSING BOTTLE MOUTH PAMPHLET                                                              D53A

                                                    Side 1
John's story                                                                             Is there any treatment for nursing bottle
                                                                                         mouth?
Rachel took her son, John, to the dental clinic
after one of his front teeth broke off at the gum                                        Once teeth are decayed, they cannot be
line. The dental health worker told Rachel that                                          restored to their original healthy condition.
the tooth was so soft that John could have                                               Dental health workers can only remove teeth,
broken it eating spaghetti. After examining the                                          cap them or fill them, depending upon how far
rest of John stop teeth the dental health worker                                         advanced the tooth decay process is
told Rachel that John had a severe case of
nursing bottle mouth. She decided to remove the                                          Some dentists believe that nursing bottle
other front tooth, put caps on four teeth, and                                           mouth is the most serious dental problem in
fillings in the rest. This was the mouth of a 19                                         the N W T It is much more common in the N
month old child.                                                                         W T than in southern Canada

What is nursing bottle mouth?                                                            What are the long term effects of nursing
                                                                                         bottle mouth?
Nursing bottle mouth is tooth decay caused by
prolonged, frequent sucking on a baby bottle                                             Nursing bottle mouth does not affect the
containing                                                                               health of the permanent teeth However, if
- formula                                                                                baby teeth are missing they cannot reserve
- juice                                                                                  the proper spaces for adult teeth They may
- sweetened tea                                                                          then grow in crooked or overcrowded and may
- milk                                                                                   even have to be removed if they are too far
- any beverage except water                                                              out of place Overcrowded teeth are more
                                                                                         prone to tooth decay because they are harder
Any liquid except water contains sugar, and                                              to clean
even natural" sugars such as those found in
unsweetened fruit juice can cause tooth decay                                            Children with teeth missing may have difficulty
                                                                                         chewing some foods Also they may not be
Nursing bottle mouth is usually the result of                                            able to say certain words which depend on the
letting a baby fall asleep with a bottle in his                                          teeth for proper pronunciation. These are
mouth While he sleeps the upper front teeth are                                          words containing the sounds "th", "s" and "I".
bathed in liquid If this liquid is anything other
than water, the sugar in the liquid

Directions: Photocopy D53A and D53B using double sided copying Then cut and fold along the dotted line to make a pamphlet.
                                            NURSING BOTTLE MOUTH PAMPHLET                                                D53B
                                                     Side 2
How can nursing bottle mouth be                    Most children start out in life with strong,   Nursing Bottle Mouth
prevented?                                         healthy teeth.

The key is parent education so that parents:

 raise their baby's head when sucking on a
 bottle so the liquid clears the mouth
 quickly,

 use a baby bottle only for feeding, not as a
 pacifier, and remove the bottle as soon as
 the feeding is over;

 do not let their baby fall asleep with a bottle
 containing milk, formula, juices or other
 sweetened liquids;

 give their baby bottles of water, or pacifiers
 at bed time, if the baby needs to suck in
 order to fall asleep;

 give their baby vitamins which contain
 fluoride (if the community does not have
 fluoridated water);

 start to clean their baby's teeth as soon as      Help them stay that way!
 they appear:

 start dental visits before age two.

								
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