by Mary Meinking


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Open wide! Dentists care for people's teeth. Give readers the inside scoop on what it's like to be a dentist. Readers will learn what dentists do, the tools they use, and how people get this exciting job.

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ISBN-13: 9781977126627
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2020
Series: Jobs People Do
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: 480L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Mary Meinking grew up in Iowa and went on to graduate from the University of Kansas, where she met her husband-to-be, Scott. They married and had two children, Brittany and Benjamin. She works as a graphic designer during the day but writes for children at night. Her non-fiction articles were published in a dozen different children’s magazines. Mary’s written over two dozen nonfiction books about arts and crafts, extreme jobs, animals, pop stars and history. When not working, writing or hanging out with her family, Mary enjoys doing arts and crafts, baking, gardening and traveling. To learn more about Mary visit her web site:

Table of Contents

What Is a Dentist? 4

What Dentists Do 6

How Dentists Help 12

Dentists' Clothes & Tools 16

Where Dentists Work 20

How to Become a Dentist 24

Famous Dentists 28

Fast Facts 29

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32


Presents key facts about different careers and their impact on society in a way that young readers can understand; appropriately leveled text is perfect for first reports; brilliant, action-oriented images captivate readers

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