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Dentists recommend that you brush your teeth?

Twice a day
After each and every meal
When you start getting a funny taste in your mouth
Its a personal preference and varies among people

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Next to bacterially caused gum disease the next most common cause of gum disease is?

Accidents such as football injuries, car crashes, falls
Self-inflicted brushing trauma
Eating hot and spicy foods
Smoking cigarettes and eating chewing tobacco

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How many permanent teeth do adults have (no cheating - don't count) ?


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Sugar contributes to tooth decay because ?

Sugar directly attacks tooth enamel
Sugar combines with salivary proteins to create a harden layer of film over tooth surfaces
Sugar is converted by bacteria into acid which attacks tooth surfaces
Sugar mechanically abrades tooth surfaces

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Gingivitis is ?

The name given to bacteria which inhabit the mouth
The name given to the inflammation of the gums
A name made up by advertising agencies to scare consumers into buying their products
Another name for having several cavities at the same time

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The major cause of chronic bad breath is ?

Creation of sulfur gases by bacteria which feed on residual food particles
Eating of foods like onions, cabbage, and garlic
The release of gases from the stomach
The chemical interaction of food with certain salivary proteins

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Which one of the following can be a factor in causing bad breath ?

Dry mouth
Hormone fluctuations
All of the above

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The two most important dental health habits are ?

Brushing twice daily and rinsing with mouthwash after each brushing
Brushing after every meal and using a waterpick device daily
Brushing twice daily and flossing once a day
Flossing every day and rinsing with mouthwash after each floss

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Plaque is ?

A colorless sticky film of bacteria
A colorless sticky film of protein
A colorless sticky film of mucus
A colorless sticky film of bacteria, small particles, proteins, and mucus

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The reason we brush our teeth is ?

To remove bacteria from tooth surfaces
To remove food particles from tooth surfaces
Both A and B
Neither A and B

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