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How confident are you in your oral health care? Do you feel like you know everything there is to know about keeping your teeth and gums clean? The chances are you don’t. But that’s okay because you don’t have to understand every aspect of keeping your teeth and gums clean to make sure that your teeth are safe. Our dentist is always here to help if any issues should ever arise. In the meantime, we invite you take the following oral health care quiz to gain a rough idea of where you stand on your oral health care:

Question 1: Which of the following products can help clean your mouth?
A: toothbrushes and toothpaste
B: dental floss or a water flosser
C: mouthwash and sugarless chewing gum
D: all of the above

Question 2: Can you determine which of the following is a risk in your diet?
A: sugars and carbs, which can be converted into harmful acids
B: foods and drinks that decrease saliva in your mouth by promoting dry mouth
C: tough or hard-to-chew products that can chip or crack your teeth
D: all of the above

Question 3: Which of the following techniques can improve your oral health?
A: brushing your teeth with soft-bristled toothbrushes
B: avoiding dangerous products such as hard candies and sugary sweets
C: eliminating bad habits from your life, including smoking and chewing tobacco
D: all of the above

Question 4: Name the best way(s) to keep your teeth and gums safe.
A: an effective oral hygiene routine
B: frequent visits toyour dentist
C: an improved diet
D: all of the above

To learn more about how you can improve and enhance your smile, we invite you to contact Otsego Dental Group at (989) 448‑2664. Come visit Dr. Timothy Harbin and our team at our dental office in Gaylord, Michigan, today!

Answer Key:
D, D, D, D