Teeth: their structure and care

United States, 1956

Film
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Explains the structure of teeth pointing out why they decay and the need for proper care. Dave is not fussy about his teeth and visits the dentist only when he has recurring toothache. The dentist explains the function of the different types of teeth in the mouth, the structure of a tooth and the ways in which decay begins and spreads. The film concludes by stressing the importance of eating proper foods, brushing the teeth regularly and consulting a dentist frequently.

Credits

production company

Coronet Instructional Films

Duration

00:10:08:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1956

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29302

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Dentistry

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

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

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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