Um Wellness- Oral Health Quiz

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Um Wellness- Oral Health Quiz

A quiz about teeth, the mouth and dentistry


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Gingivitis?
    • A. 

      Poor support of the bone that support the teeth

    • B. 

      A condition where the teeth stain

    • C. 

      an inflammation of the gums

  • 2. 
    What is Periodontitis?
    • A. 

      A specialty of dentistry that deals with children

    • B. 

      A condition that afflicts only the elderly

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the supporting structures of the tooth or teeth including the gum, the periodontal ligament and the jawbone

  • 3. 
    Smoking or using tobacco products accelerates the chance for tooth loss.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Oral habits such as cheek and lip biting increase the chance for oral cancer.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The best age to start take a child to the dentist is by what age?
    • A. 

      5 years old

    • B. 

      Between 18-24 months

    • C. 

      6 years old

  • 6. 
    Bad breath is usually caused by:
    • A. 

      Foods like onions or garlic that are odor causing

    • B. 

      Lack of flossing

    • C. 

      Bacteria that are found on the tongue

  • 7. 
    When should one change their toothbrush?
    • A. 

      After a dental cleaning

    • B. 

      Once every 2 to 3 months or after a flu or cold

    • C. 

      Every year

  • 8. 
    Fluoride is useful because it: .  
    • A. 

      Decreases the chance for cavities

    • B. 

      Helps brighten discolored teeth

    • C. 

      Rids bad breath

  • 9. 
    As one gets older, the chance for cavities decreases. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If one brushes three time a day instead of twice, flossing is not necessary. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False