EL Civics for ESL Students

ESL Dentist Lesson, Page 2

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Dental Floss

What are the benefits of flossing?

  • Flossing cleans between teeth.
  • It removes plaque, which causes cavities.
  • Flossing prevents gum disease.
  • It is good to floss twice a day.


X-raying Teeth

What is the dental assistant doing?

  • She is taking an X-ray of the patient's teeth.
  • X-rays show cavities.
  • X-rays produce radiation, so the woman is wearing a lead vest.


Dentist Examining Patient's Teeth

What is the dentist doing?

  • She is examining the patient's teeth and gums.
  • She is looking for cavities and receding gums.


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