Something to Chew On

by  McMillen Health

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Children explore the importance of their teeth and how differing types of teeth work based on their shape. Healthy dental behaviors are stressed teaching students their responsibility to care for their teeth. Children “practice” brushing teeth during the program to learn how to brush effectively.

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About This Program


Point to Point: $210.00
Point to Point Premium: $195.00
By Request: $210.00
By Request Premium: $195.00

Schedule 5 of the same program on the same day and one will be free! For the UK, the fee is 98 British Pounds. Please include a purchase order number when you submit a reservation. Bridging fees will be paid by the customer. An invoice will be sent after successful delivery of each program. A 1.5% late charge will be added 30 days after the invoice date. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to your confirmed videoconference date to avoid billing. Payment is due in full upon receipt of the invoice. Checks should be made to McMillen Health in US Dollars. Non-payment will result in the denial of further registration from your organization.


45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 2, 3

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 35 students.

Primary Disciplines

Family & Consumer Science, Health/Physical Education

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

Booking Information

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

A full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 24 hours of notice. We will not charge for programs cancelled due to natural causes or if there are technical problems that do not allow a connection.

About This Provider

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McMillen Health

Fort Wayne, IN
United States

McMillen Health provides health education to over 60,000 youth and adults a year. Our professional health educators are experts in the health education field and are prepared to answer any questions your students can think of! Create excitement and encourage youth to make healthy lifestyle choices when you participate in one of our programs. When you partner with McMillen Health, we provide up-to-date, engaging and fun-filled programs that were developed to align with the National Health Education Standards and the Indiana Health and Wellness Standards. Our programs add to, and reinforce, your lesson plans. Schedule 4 programs in one day and receive the 5th free!

Twila Smith

Program Details


1. Start with a build up the layers of a tooth which can be hung in the classroom.
2. The McMillen educator will have students match the function of the tooth to the name and shape of the tooth.
3. Dental care will be highlighted giving students a chance to ‘practice’ brushing their teeth for two minutes – along with a giant mouth and giant dental tools.
4. Videos will discuss flossing.
5. Ways that teeth are protected with fluoride will also be covered.
6. Choose healthy snacks from unhealthy snacks by actively standing or sitting based on the option given.


1. Name the four keys to a healthy life.
2. State the best times to brush the teeth.
3. Name two types of teeth and their functions.
4. Describe at least three behaviors that promote dental health.
5. Identify two causes of tooth decay.
6. Identify calcium as an important mineral needed for healthy teeth.
7. Name three foods from the dairy group.
8. List some foods low in sugar.
9. Identify fluoride as an important ingredient in toothpaste.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

US National Health Education Standards:1, 3, 5, 6, 7.
Visit mcmillenhealth.org for more information or call (888) 240-7268.

State Standards

Visit mcmillenhealth.org for the alignment to Indiana Academic Standards for Health and Wellness.