Grades 6–12


Exploring Mouth Bacteria and Oral Health

Engage students in a science exploration of the microorganisms
that live in our mouths and their impact on oral health.

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did you know?

The number of bacteria living in one mouth can exceed
the number of people living on Earth.
Brushing alone misses 75% of your mouth. Add flossing and
rinsing with mouthwash for a more complete cleaning.
Plaque can start to form just a few hours after brushing.