Oral Health
Hair Care
Private Matters
Healthy Skin
Body Odour
100
How often should you replace your toothbrush?
What is every 3 to 4 months?
100
Natural substances that are produced in the body and that influence the way the body grows and develops.
What are HORMONES?
100
The period of life when the body starts to mature and develop and move towards adulthood.
What is PUBERTY?
100
Acne affects about ___% adolescents.
What is 80%? Explanation -Common myth-It is not caused by uncleanliness, and food probably only plays a minor role.
100
Physical activity, stress, excitement, nervousness and warmth cause our bodies to do what?
What is SWEAT? Sweating is a normal, natural process that the body uses to control it's own temperature. Every human has approximately 2 million sweat glands and we can sweat up to 6 L/day. This is why it is important to keep ourselves clean and dry.
200
We should spend this long every day brushing our teeth.
What is 3 to 4 minutes twice a day?
200
TRUE/FALSE-Hormones change during puberty and can cause hair to become oily.
What is TRUE?
200
TRUE/FALSE- Boys and girls do not need to wash their private area daily.
What is FALSE?
200
TRUE/FALSE-Increased hormone levels stimulate the oil glands in the skin. These glands produce a substance that can block the pores and the result is blackheads and pimples.
What is TRUE?
200
TRUE/FALSE-It is not normal to sweat.
What is FALSE? Sweating is a vital and normal process.
300
TRUE/FALSE-When brushing your teeth, you should put your toothbrush at a 90 degree angle and brush in an up and down motion.
What is FALSE? Explanation: Place your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle and gently brush both teeth and gums in a circular motion. This technique removes harmful bacteria at the gum line where they mostly hide.
300
This type of hair should be washed more frequently than dry or normal hair.
What is OILY HAIR? Explanation-If your hair is oily, it should be washed every day.
300
TRUE/FALSE- Girls will notice a slight weight gain and boys will notice an increase in muscle tone.
What is TRUE?
300
We should wash our face this many times a day.
What is TWICE?
300
We sweat in these areas of our body the most.
What is under our arms and in the private area? Explanation: The apocrine glands, located primarily under the arms and in the private area become active at the onset of puberty. When these glands are stimulated, they produce perspiration.
400
We should floss our teeth this often.
What is EVERYDAY?
400
These are more active during puberty and can cause hair follicles to deposit oil on each other.
What are GLANDS?
400
This is the age that puberty usually starts in girls.
What is 8-13?
400
TRUE/FALSE-It is ok to pop/pick our pimples.
What is FALSE? EXPLANATION -Blackheads and pimples should never be picked at or squeezed as this can result in permanent scarring.
400
When we sweat, it comes in contact with bacteria on our skin and causes this.
What is BODY ODOUR?
500
This type of problem will occur if we do not floss everyday.
What is GINGIVITIS? To prevent gingivitis: When the floss reaches the gum line, curve it into a "c" shape against one tooth. Gently slide it into the space between the gum and the tooth.
500
The natural oil that makes hair shiny causes this to also attach to hair.
What is DIRT?
500
This is the age that puberty usually starts for boys.
What is 9-15?
500
TRUE/FALSE-Acne can be treated successfully.
What is TRUE?
500
TRUE/FALSE- Body odour can be effectively managed.
What is TRUE? EXPLANATION- Body odour can be managed through daily showers or baths, changing ones clothes daily, and using deodorant or anti-perspirant.
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