Test Your Knowledge - Oral Hygiene Instruction

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Oral Hygiene Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How often does bacteria reorganize in the mouth?
    • A. 

      Every 24 hours

    • B. 

      Every 32 hours

    • C. 

      Every 48 hours

    • D. 

      Every 3 days

  • 2. 
    How often should Oral Hygiene instruction be given?
    • A. 

      Once per year

    • B. 

      Once every 6 months

    • C. 

      At each hygiene visit

  • 3. 
    What information is included in Oral Hygiene Instruction? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Brushing & Flossing techniques

    • B. 

      Photos and examples

    • C. 

      Proper use of dental hygiene products

    • D. 

      Benefits and Consequences of personal Oral Hygiene

  • 4. 
    What is the purpose of using a soft bristle toothbrush as opposed to a hard bristle toothbrush?
    • A. 

      The soft bristles are more gentle on your gums

    • B. 

      The soft bristles sweep away more soft plaque than the hard bristles

    • C. 

      Soft bristle toothbrushes are more effective

    • D. 

      All listed

  • 5. 
    Which team members can give Oral Hygiene instruction?
    • A. 

      Hygienist only

    • B. 

      Doctor & Hygienist only

    • C. 

      Dental Assistant as long as they've been adequately trained

    • D. 

      All options