Common Questions About Oral Health Care

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How would you rank your oral health care? Are you doing everything in your power in a quest for the flawless smile or are you just doing enough to get by without the need for serious restorations? Always remember that permanent teeth are the last pair we will get, so do everything you can to take care of them so they can always take care of you. Listed below are some common questions about oral health care:

How often should you floss your teeth?
a.) Every week
b.) After every meal
c.) At least once per day
d.) Every 3-4 months

Which of the following bad habits can damage your smile?
a.) Using illegal and recreational drugs
b.) Smoking
c.) Chewing tobacco
d.) All of the above

Which of the following habits can improve your oral health?
a.) Visiting your dentist for regular checkups and professional cleanings
b.) Brushing your teeth twice daily
c.) Always remembering to wear safety equipment when playing contact sports
d.) All of the above

True or False: A healthy diet helps promote a healthy smile.
a.) True
b.) False

True or False: Snacks between meals can increase your risk for tooth decay.
a.) True
b.) False

Answer Key: c, d, d, a, a

Come speak with Brandon Burger, DDS to learn which treatments are right for you. To schedule an oral exam with Dr. Brandon Burger and our team at our dentist office in Hermitage, Tennessee, simply give us a call at 615-889-8202. Thanks for visiting with a smile!