Dental Health Quiz MCQ Test! Trivia

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Dental Health Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know anything about dental health? Do you suppose you can pass this quiz? Maintaining good dental health helps you to protect against frequent health problems such as cardiovascular disease or diabetes. Good oral healthiness improves a person’s ability to perform any number of activities involving the mouth. This includes chewing and smiling. Take this quiz to tell exactly how much you know about dental health.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cats have _____ permanent teeth.
  • 2. 
    Dogs have _____ permanent teeth.
  • 3. 
    Approximately _____% of dogs have periodontal disease by the time they are 3 years old.
  • 4. 
    Approximately _____% of cats have periodontal disease by the time they are 3 years old.
  • 5. 
    Small/toy breed dogs are more likely to have periodontal disease than large dogs because their teeth are often crowded together.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Periodontal disease is the leading cause of premature death in cats and dogs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The #1 cause of heart disease in dogs is now believed to be periodontal disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Signs of periodontal disease include:
    • A. 

      Bad breath

    • B. 

      Decreased appetite or difficulty eating

    • C. 

      Red or swollen gums

    • D. 

      Loose or missing teeth

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    It's okay to use human toothpaste for my cat or dog.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of these is NOT a major organ susceptible to damage caused by periodontal disease?
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Brain

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Liver

  • 11. 
    Cavities are the most common problem associated with cat oral care.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is important to prevent periodontal disease in your pet?
    • A. 

      Oral, dietary care at home

    • B. 

      Regular oral assessments by your veterinarian

    • C. 

      Regular dental scaling and polishing by your veterinarian

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are included in the many things Fairview Animal Hospital monitors while your pet is under anesthesia, making it as safe as possible for your pet?
    • A. 

      Temperature, weight, breathing

    • B. 

      Weight, breathing, blood pressure

    • C. 

      Breathing, heart rate, brain activity

    • D. 

      Temperature, oxygen level, breathing

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT a reason Fairview Animal Hospital recommends pre-anesthetic bloodwork before your pet's dental procedure?
    • A. 

      To make more money

    • B. 

      To reduce risk to my pet

    • C. 

      To look for underlying medical conditions my pet may have

    • D. 

      To provide the best possible care for my pet

  • 15. 
    Fairview Animal Hospital will always recommend the best medical, surgical, and dietary care for my pet, regardless of the cost.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False