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What is your dental IQ? We’re happy to report that our patients are very well-informed about matters pertaining to their oral health. In fact, it seems that many people know a lot more about taking care of their teeth than they realize. Put your knowledge to the test, and try our dental quiz below. It’s fun! (The answers can be found at the bottom of this post.)

1.) How many primary (baby) teeth should the average child have?

2.) How many permanent teeth should the average adult have?

3.) True or false: Sugarless chewing gum can help keep your teeth healthy.

4.) True or false: Pregnant women should be even more careful about maintaining good oral health.

5.) For each brushing session, how many minutes are you supposed to brush your teeth?

6.) When should you first take your child to the dentist?

7.) True or false: Dry mouth can lead to cavities.

8.) How often should you floss?

9.) True or false: Sensitive teeth are incurable.

10.) How often should you brush your teeth?

1.) 20
2.) 32
3.) True.
4.) True.
5.) 2 minutes.
6.) No later than the first birthday.
7.) True.
8.) Once a day.
9.) False.
10.) Twice a day.