Q: What part of your body helps you to digest your favorite foods,
say “cheese,” and look great in pictures?
A: Your teeth!
It’s true. Your teeth are an important part of your smile, and they also help you
chew foods like crunchy apples or yummy pizza.
Brushing and flossing are important, but you also need to visit your dentist regularly
to keep your teeth strong and healthy. Let’s learn more about what happens at the
What Does the Dentist Do?
The dentist is a doctor who is specially trained to care for teeth. When you visit
for a checkup, your dentist will look at your teeth and gums to check for any problems.
The dentist also wants to make sure your teeth are developing properly as you grow.
It’s important to visit your dentist every 6 months to