Dental care Trivia

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Dental Care Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When plaque hardens on your teeth what does it form?
    • A. 

      Bruxism

    • B. 

      Tartar

    • C. 

      Halitosis

    • D. 

      Fluoride

  • 2. 
    What is a small hole in a tooth also known as?
    • A. 

      Cavity

    • B. 

      Crown

    • C. 

      Plaque

    • D. 

      Denture

  • 3. 
    What is the correct term for the inflammation of one's gums?
    • A. 

      Masticate

    • B. 

      Gingivitis

    • C. 

      Bruxism

    • D. 

      Calculus

  • 4. 
    What is your lower jaw called?
    • A. 

      Mandible

    • B. 

      Labial

    • C. 

      Mesial

    • D. 

      Maxilla

  • 5. 
    What is maxilla?
    • A. 

      Lower jaw

    • B. 

      Gums

    • C. 

      Upper Jaw

    • D. 

      Surface of the teeth

  • 6. 
    Periodontal deals with what area of your mouth?
    • A. 

      Tongue

    • B. 

      Teeth

    • C. 

      Jaw

    • D. 

      Gums

  • 7. 
    What does prophylaxis mean?
    • A. 

      Taking an x-ray of your mouth

    • B. 

      Cleaning your teeth

    • C. 

      Removing a decayed tooth

    • D. 

      Getting fitted for braces

  • 8. 
    What is used in the mouth once braces are removed?
    • A. 

      Wax

    • B. 

      Mouth Guard

    • C. 

      Retainer

    • D. 

      Band

  • 9. 
    What is the hard ceramic that covers the part of the tooth that is exposed?
    • A. 

      Enamel

    • B. 

      Fluoride

    • C. 

      Root

    • D. 

      Pulp

  • 10. 
    What is the name of the silver and mercury mixture that is used for fillings?
    • A. 

      Amalgam

    • B. 

      Tartar

    • C. 

      Occlusal

    • D. 

      Fluoride

  • 11. 
    Who specializes in root canals?
    • A. 

      Orthodontist

    • B. 

      Dentist

    • C. 

      Endodontist

    • D. 

      Periodontics

  • 12. 
    What does diastema?
    • A. 

      The movement of teeth

    • B. 

      The position of teeth

    • C. 

      The arragement of teeth

    • D. 

      The spacing between teeth

  • 13. 
    What is it called when your upper teeth cover your lower teeth when you bite down?
    • A. 

      No bite

    • B. 

      Crossbite

    • C. 

      Open bite

    • D. 

      Closed bite