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Electronic Field Trips

Electronic Field Trip to the Dentist

Dental care and hygiene
Grade Levels:
12 minutes
Taping Rights:
MARC Record:
Web Site:
KET Online
Program Schedule and Streaming Links:
See Below

Travel with Jeremy on this electronic field trip to a dentistís office where he learns the importance of teeth, how to care for his teeth, and how the dentist helps him keep his teeth healthy.

Students will learn

  • How to brush and floss.
  • How eating healthy foods helps our teeth.
  • The importance of regular checkups with the dentist.
  • The work of a dentist.
  • Dental tools and equipment.
  • Procedures during a visit to the dentist.
  • How to become a dentist.

Visit the Electronic Field Trip to the Dentist web site for great activities and ideas to reinforce the vocabulary used in the field trip such as multiple choice questions, a matching game, and crossword puzzle. The site also features numerous printable student handouts as well as discussion suggestions that relate the field trip content to math, social studies, science, writing, reading, practical living, and vocational studies. Produced 2007.

Program of Studies
Practical Living/Vocational Studies: Career Awareness, Exploration, Planning
Health Education: Personal Wellness, Nutrition
Physical Education: Lifetime Physical Wellness

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2012/13 KETKY Program Schedule

Follows a young boy named Jeremy on a visit to the dentist's office for a checkup in order to explore what dentists and dental hygienists do, the importance of taking care of your teeth, and how good food choices and regular brushing and flossing help keep teeth healthy. A 2007 KET production designed for primary students.

This video is also available on Discovery Education.

The schedule listed here includes only airings on the KETKY channel. See the complete Electronic Field Trip to the Dentist broadcast schedule for airings on all KET channels.

Kentucky Academic Expectations

This program relates to the following Kentucky Academic Expectations.

Kentucky schools may tape and retain programs according to the rights listed above. For further information, contact the KET Education Division.

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