Future Now: The Story of our Teeth

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Future Now explores the latest innovations in science – from repairing the human body, to the past and future of dental care.

This episode of Future Now takes a step back in time to look at how lucky we are today – our teeth tell a fascinating story.

Learn about how science knowledge and understanding of dental care has changed over time and how this has led to technological advancements that help society. This resource is best suited to biology and chemistry students in years 5, 8 and 9 who are looking for a creative way to apply their knowledge.

Video length: 3:38 mins

Future Now: Episode 4: The Story of our Teeth

With thanks to GSK.

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Years: 5, 8, 9


Biological Sciences – Cells, The Body

Chemical Sciences – Atoms

Additional – Careers, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Change of Matter


5 & 8-9