Try this easy and fun experiment to learn why it’s important to take care of yout teeth.
1. Place a hard boiled egg in a cup of soda for a day.
2. Observe how the egg becomes discolored, similar to how plaque discolors your teeth.
3. Brush the egg with a toothbrush and toothpaste and notice how the color disappears.
4. Discuss with a family member or friend what you learned from the experiment and share why it’s important to brush your teeth.
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