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Tooth Trivia: Test Your Dental Health Knowledge!


To keep you in the loop on basic dental facts and good-to-know oral health information, we've created this multiple-choice quiz. Take a shot at it and check your answers at the bottom of the page when you're done. We guarantee by the end you will learn something about your teeth you never thought you needed to know... until now.

What better way to educate our patients on bettering their oral health than a little trivia?

Q1: You are more likely to get a cavity if the last time you had a cavity filled was...

  1. Within the last 3 years
  2. More than 3 years ago
  3. More than a year ago

Q2: Which of the following is a greater risk for cavities?

  1. Soft drinks
  2. Hard candies
  3. Sticky food like taffy and raisins
  4. Chewing gum
  5. All of the above

Q3: It's okay to put a baby to bed with a bottle of juice or milk...

  1. Sometimes
  2. Always
  3. Never

Q4: The hardest material in the human body is...

  1. Bone
  2. Enamel

Q5: Living in a fluoridated community helps reduce my risk for tooth decay.

  1. True
  2. False
  3. I don't know. Should I care?

Q6: How many teeth do adults have? (most of the time, assuming wisdom teeth are still in!)

  1. 28
  2. 30
  3. 32

Q7: How long should you brush your teeth for?

  1. 2 minutes
  2. 3 minutes
  3. 1 minute

Q8: If your tooth falls out, what should you do? (other than book an appointment)

  1. Put it back in your mouth and get to the dentist.
  2. Put it in milk and get to the dentist.
  3. Put it on ice and get to the dentist.

Q9: The first toothbrush with bristles was made in which country?

  1. Greece in 400
  2. United Kingdom in 1735
  3. China in 1948

Q10: Which teeth are the largest?

  1. Incisors
  2. Wisdom teeth
  3. Molars

You're all done. Check your answers below and if any of these oral health facts raise any concerns or questions, please contact us and we'll give you a more in-depth breakdown.


Q1-Q4: b, e, c, b,

Q5: Whether you picked a, b or c, you should care and find out! If your water supply is not fluoridated, make fluoride toothpaste part of your daily routine.

Q6-Q10: c, a, b, c, c

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