You need toothpaste, a toothbrush, and dental floss to take care of your teeth. You also need to go to the dentist to have a dental check-up. Some people have dental insurance. Other people pay their own dental bills. (3-page lesson)
Some people have dental insurance, but many people do not.
Before the dentist checks your teeth, you need to fill out some medical and insurance forms.
X-ray of Teeth
Dentists use x-ray machines to check your teeth.
The x-rays show an image of your teeth.
Dentists look at x-rays to find cavities.