Dental Intelligence Quotient – January 2011

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Dental Intelligence Quotient – January 2011

Regular dental visits and a scrupulous home hygiene program can keep your breath fresh and your smile sweet! How's your DIQ –Dental Intelligence Quotient?Take our quiz and find out…

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1) The correct amount of time for brushing your teeth with a manual toothbrush is:

a) 40 – 60 seconds

b) 1 -2 minutes

c) 3 – 5 minutes

d) 7 minutes

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2) Things I should do to prevent cavities:

a) limit the frequency of snacks between meal times

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b) limit drinking fruit juice or soft drinks between meal times

c) visit your dentist every 6 months

d) all of the above
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3) Getting dental Sealants on your teeth will help:

a) prevent decay in children's teeth

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b) prevent decay in adult's teeth

c) is the most under rated dental procedure in cavity prevention

d) all of the above

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No matter what your score, just remember to brush, floss and rinse, and never share your toothbrush! Oral bacteria can be passed to others which can potentially spread periodontal disease!


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