Wikijunior:Human Body/Mouth

What is a mouth?Edit

The mouth is a part of the human body, which receives food and contains saliva. The Mouth is probably one of the most important parts for your body, since it helps you get the needs you need to live your life. Without a mouth, you can't eat or drink, thus starve and die due to lack of food/dehydration.

What does a mouth look like?Edit

Imagine it this way: 2 stacks of red bright "logs". But more human like. And that's what the mouth looks like when shut.

What does it do?Edit

What are the parts of the mouth?Edit

How can we keep our mouth healthy?Edit

We can apply mouthwash, mouth rinse, oral rinse or mouth bath, which is a liquid and held in the mouth passively or swilled around the mouth by contraction of the perioral muscles and/or movement of the head, and may be gargled, where the head is tilted back and the liquid bubbled at the back of the mouth.We should also brush and floss teeth daily.We can apply lip balm to protect our lips from dryness also