When you lose a tooth, your immediate concern might be cosmetic. But a missing tooth can have serious consequences on your overall dental health. Take this quiz to learn more about one of the most popular ways to deal with missing teeth: dental bridges.
Which society was the first to use dental bridges?
At one time, tooth decay was thought to be caused by what creature?
the tooth demon
the tooth fairy
the tooth worm
What percentage of adults aged from 35 to 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth?
About 26 percent of all adults have lost all of their teeth by what age?
A missing tooth can lead to TMJ, which stands for what?
too many jokes
temporomandibular joint disorder
temporary malformation jut
Missing a tooth can lead to a change in the bite, also called what in dentist-speak?
What is the average price range of dental bridges on a per-tooth basis?
Between $150 and $300
Between $500 and $900
Between $1,000 and $1,500
Which of the following is a material used to make dental impressions?
What is the average lifespan of a dental bridge?
between 5 and 7 years
between 10 and 20 years
They never wear out.
What type of dental bridge is known as PFM ?
porcelain fused to metal
polymer fixed mandibular
plastic flattened maxilary
Dental bridges are made out of which of the following metals?
What is the name for the artificial tooth that's incorporated into a dental bridge?
What name is used for the teeth to which a dental bridge is affixed?
Speaking of bridges used for transportation, where is the world's longest cross-sea bridge?
Jiaozhou Bay, China
What is another name for a resin bonded bridge?
Oakland bonded bridge
transparent bonded bridge
Maryland bonded bridge
What is the name of a bridge that only attaches to one tooth?
What is the world's largest cantilevered bridge?
Fourth Road Bridge, Scotland
The Quebec Bridge, Canada
Yichang Bridge, China
According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, what percentage of teeth neighboring a dental bridge fail after seven years?
What famous bridge failed in 1444 when it was overloaded with spectators at the wedding of the Marques of Ferrara?