Save those teeth

United States, 1949

Film
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Emphasises the importance of proper cleansing and care of teeth and illustrates how teeth are affected by excessive use of refined sugar. Identifies the kind of bacteria that change sugar to acid in the mouth. Demonstrates the use of sodium fluoride solution in the prevention of tooth decay and prescribes specific rules to be followed in the care of teeth.

Credits

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:10:45:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28202

Subject categories

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Dental care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Dental health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Nutrition and dental health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Teeth - Care and hygiene

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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