Quiz: The Ultimate Mouthwash Quiz
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The Ultimate Mouthwash Quiz
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About This Quiz

Taking this quiz won't make your breath smell better, but it will show you how much you know about something that does: mouthwash. So rinse, spit and take this quiz to test your mouthwash IQ.

1.0 of 20
Mouthwash fights bad breath by killing odor-causing bacteria and doing what else?
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True or False: If you use mouthwash regularly, you don't need to brush and floss.
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At what age is it safe for kids to begin using mouthwash?
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Most mouthwashes contain up to 50 percent of what ingredient?
6.0 of 20
Severe bad breath is also known as what?
7.0 of 20
Many mouthwashes contain ingredients that work as antiseptics. What does an antiseptic do?
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True or False: Brushing, flossing and rinsing with mouthwash reduces more plaque and signs of gingivitis than brushing and flossing alone.
9.0 of 20
They may not have had the minty liquids we use today, but the ancient Romans had their own version of mouthwash. To strengthen their gums and kill bacteria, what did the ancient Romans gargle?
10.0 of 20
Swallowing a small amount of mouthwash is generally not harmful, but if you accidentally swallow a large amount of mouthwash, what should you do?
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True or False: Some studies have linked mouthwash use to oral cancer.
12.0 of 20
True or False: All mouthwashes contain alcohol.
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During what time period was mouthwash first mass-produced and sold?
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True or False: All mouthwashes burn when you use them.
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Which type of mouthwash fights bacteria in the mouth?
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True or False: Mouthwash is a must for good dental health.
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Some mouthwashes for kids have an ingredient that does what when it comes into contact with food particles?
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What organization maintains a list of mouthwashes that are safe to use?
20.0 of 20
True or False: Some brands of mouthwash help whiten teeth.
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