Topic: Dental Care

Listen and Practice: Taking care of your teeth is an important step in personal hygiene. Listen and answer the questions.Then, review the script to improve your listening and pronunciation skills.

The man brushes his teeth __________.

The man says, "After every meal, I am in the practice of brushing my teeth."

He visits the dentist every ___________.

The man says, "I visit my dentist every six months for a dental cleaning and checkup."

Actual Transcription:

After every meal, I am in the practice of brushing my teeth. I use a toothpaste recommended by my dentist, and I make sure to floss to remove any food between my teeth. I am also using a special kit for tooth whitening, something that is becoming more popular now. I visit my dentist every six months for a dental cleaning and checkup, and fortunately, my health insurance covers the cost. For most people, if you take care of your teeth, you won’t get any cavities.

Reduced Speech:

After every meal, I‘m in thə practice əf brushing my teeth. I use ə toothpaste recommended by my dentist, ən’ I make sure  floss  remove any food bətween my teeth. I‘m also using ə special kit fər tooth whitening, something that‘s bəcoming more popular now. I visit my dentist every six months fər ə dental cleaning ən’ checkup, ən’ fortunately, my health insurance covers thə cost. Fər most people, if  take care əf your teeth,  won‘t get any cavities.

Activities:

  1. Discussion: Describe three good dental practices  protect children’s teeth.
  2. The Internet: Tooth whitening is growing in popular. Investigate thə different methods  doing this procedure, as well as thə costs ən risks fər each.