Think brushing your teeth is boring? You might be a lot more interested once you realize how important a clean mouth is to your overall health. Take our quiz to find out how dental-savvy you really are.
Toothbrushes come with different types of bristles. Which type do most dentists recommend?
How does bacteria in your mouth enter the blood stream?
What severe form of gum disease affects the ligaments and bones of the jaw?
What potential side effect will tobacco have on your oral health?
How many times a day, at minimum, should you brush your teeth?
every time you eat
How often should you replace your toothbrush?
every three or four months
once a month
twice a year
After what type of food or drink should you wait 30 minutes before brushing?
How much dental floss should you use when flossing?
12 inches (30 centimeters)
18 inches (46 centimeters)
24 inches (61 centimeters)
Children should not use fluoride-based dental products before what age?
Foods rich in what element help make your teeth stronger?
Poor oral hygiene can lead to what consequence for pregnant women?
When was modern dental floss invented?
The most popular toothpaste flavor is mint, since it helps freshen breath. What other ailment can mint help cure?
Poor oral hygiene can aggravate which illness?
Sjogren's syndrome affects what part of the body?
Which of these is NOT part of a tooth?
"Dental caries" is another name for what?
Left untreated, plaque hardens into what substance?
Before toothpaste, tooth powder was king. Which ingredient was NOT found in early tooth powders?
Which sweet treat can actually improve your oral health?