Teeth are important because:
- They help you chew your food – without teeth we would have to drink liquids and miss out on some wonderful, nutritious and delicious foods.
- They help form words – If you lose a tooth you will notice you talk differently then you did before. Imagine what it would be like if you lost all your teeth at once. It would be hard to talk so other people could understand.
- They help make you look happy – Clean and well taken care of teeth show other people that care about yourself. Clean teeth will also make you feel good about yourself and others will see that in your pearly white smile.
When you take care of your teeth by brushing and flossing every day, your teeth will remain strong and healthy. It is important to start good habits now so when your older taking care of your teeth will be easy.When you get older and grow in your adult teeth they will be the only teeth you have for the rest of your life so you better start good habits and take care of them now.