Test your Dental IQ – September 2011

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Test your Dental IQ – September 2011

Regular Dental Visits and a scrupulous home hygiene program can keep your breath fresh and your smile sweet. How's your D.I.Q? (Dental Intelligence Quotient). Take a Quiz and find out…

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1) Which of the following Cosmetic Dental secrets can instantly provide eye catching appeal:

a) whitening your teeth

b) lengthening your 2 front teeth

c) Closing gaps between front teeth

d) cosmetic contouring & shaping

e) all of the above

2) The ideal option to replace a missing tooth, in sequence of most ideal to least ideal is:

a) dental bridge

b) dental implant

c) leave the gap as it is

d) a denture

3) True or False? When removing a tooth the following sequence of events will happen:

a) The opposite tooth will grow longer resulting in a ‘reverse smile' line.

b) The adjacent teeth will slowly shift closer together and fall skew

c) The skew shifted adjacent teeth create gum pockets around them that can lead to gum disease and bad breath.

d) The distance between your nose tip and chin become shorter, making you look older.

e) More wear and tear happens on the adjacent teeth.