you brush your teeth, bit one of the
disclosing tablets between your teeth.
2. Spread the
liquid from the tablet with your tongue
all around your mouth so that it covers
and reaches all your teeth and
3. Do not swallow
the tablet or liquid that it releases.
4. Rinse out your
mouth once or twice with fresh water.
5. The disclosing
tablet will stain all the areas where
decay can occur with a bright red
color. (These are the areas where
there is plaque build up).
6. Brush your
teeth with toothpaste until all the
red stains have disappeared.
You may choose to do this experiment
on a Friday so that you have the weekend
to brush away all the red stained
School Teachers -
Try doing this experiment in your
classroom and enjoy watching the
reactions to this fun experiment.
Do this experiment as a project
- Create a chart to monitor
how long it takes you to become an
expert at brushing your teeth.
Start the chart and your first disclosing
tablet on a Friday and record your
results, then do the same for the
next three Fridays to monitor how
effective you are getting at cleaning
your trouble areas.
After doing this project for a month,
continue using the disclosing tablets
once a month to keep on top of your
cleaning techniques and to see if
you are slipping at keeping up the
- Plaque is an invisible film of bacteria
and sugars on the surface of your
teeth producing acid which causes
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