Your Body Battles A CavityBook - 2009
Oh, no!You've got a cavity.Your teeth are the hardest things in your body, yet tiny germs are able to make holes in them.A hole in your tooth is called a cavity, and once you have one, only a dentist can come to the rescue.The key is to prevent cavities from forming in the first place.Every day, there's a battle going on in your mouth.Acids and bacteria attack your teeth and plaque builds up.Your body has superheroes--your saliva--that try to fight off acids. By brushing and flossing your teeth, you can help your body fight off the germ invaders and prevent cavities.Get a close look at the battle going on in your mouth with comic illustrations and ground-breaking photomicrographs. the photomicrographs magnify the actual cellular processes thousands of times, offering you a front-row seat for all the action.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, c2009.
Characteristics: 32 p. :,col. ill. ;,24 cm.