Clean Those Teeth, Animals!

February 2008
Scholastic News -- Edition 1;Feb2008, Vol. 64 Issue 6, Special section p1
The article focuses on the various ways animals clean their teeth. Animals in the wild don't go to the dentist. They have other ways to keep their teeth clean. Chimps use a tool to clean their teeth. They make a tool called a tooth stick. Elephants chew on crunchy grass all day long. It scrapes germs off their teeth. Crocodiles have teeth that stick out of their mouths. Water washes their teeth when they swim.


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