Quiz

Quiz

Q

How often do I rinse my mouth?

Once, when I brush
Once, before sleeping
Twice a day
After every meal

Correct!!

It is ideal to rinse mouth with water after every meal since this helps in washing off the remnants of food and thus prevent plaque accumulation.

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Q

Mouth wash is to be used

Everyday after brushing
Everyday after a meal
Twice a day
Only on advise of the dentist

Correct!!

It is advisable to use mouth wash only when the dentist advises and only for the duration that it is advised for in case of severe gum diseases.It is advisable to use mouth wash only when the dentist advises and only for the duration that it is advised for in case of severe gum diseases.

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Q

I experience sensitivity when I have cold food and on rinsing with cold water. I have to

Use toothpaste available over the counter
Use warm water
Visit a dentist
Use salt and clove oil for relief

Correct!!

Sensitivity has multiple causes and it most commonly is due to decay. It could sometimes occur due to gum disease or faulty tooth brushing.

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Q

Is it safe to consume chewing tobacco when I am trying to quit smoking?

Yes
No

Correct!!

There is no harmless variant of tobacco-whether it is chewing or smoking forms.

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Q

Do gums get affected in diabetes?

True
False

Correct!!

Gum diseases are one of the complications of diabetes and can be prevented by maintaining good oral hygiene and visiting the dentist at least twice a year.

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Q

What age should tooth brushing be started?

At 3 years
At 6 years
When all teeth erupt
When first tooth erupts

Correct!!

Oral hygiene using a tooth brush should be initiated when the first tooth erupts. This helps in making the child get used to the feel of brushing and also aids in plaque control.

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Q

Using tobacco relieves early signs of tooth ache

True
False

Correct!!

It is important to remember that there is no known benefit of using tobacco for relief from any symptoms of tooth ache or gum disease. Tobacco only compounds the underlying problem and impedes oral hygiene.

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Q

Can sugar added to sweeten milk cause decay?

Yes
No

Correct!!

Sugars in any form in the diet impact the teeth and cause dental decay.

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Q

Do you think artificial dentures should be soaked in water overnight?

Yes
No

Correct!!

Dentists recommend removing your dentures before sleeping and soaking them in overnight to ensure dentures are clean.

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Q

How often professional tooth cleaning should be done

Every year
Twice a year
Whenever recommended by the dentist

Correct!!

An annual dental check up is suggested and during this, if there is a deposit of plaque, tartar or stains on teeth, professional tooth cleaning is advised.

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