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Oral hygiene is important for your oral health and smile. This is why it’s strongly recommended to deeply clean your teeth and gums regularly. Unfortunately, this is a tough task if you don’t know all there is to know about oral hygiene. So, as you may already know, it’s important to know all things oral hygiene. Feel free to test your oral hygiene knowledge by taking our dentist, Dr. Bennett Packard or Dr. David Packard’s, quiz!

1.Your oral hygiene routine should include brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, and rinsing daily.
A. True
B. False

2. You should use a hard-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste to brush.
A. True
B. False

3. You should use FDA-approved dental floss to clean the crevices of your teeth.
A. True
B. False

4. You can use fluoride or antibacterial mouthwash to clean your mouth.
A. True
B. False

5. It’s best to visit your dentist twice a year.
A. True
B. False
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ANSWERS

1. A
2. B (You should use a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste)
3. B (You should use ADA-approved dental floss)
4. A
5. A

Do you have questions about this quiz or about oral hygiene in Yakima, Washington? If so, please don’t be afraid to contact Creekside Dental at 509.577.8277 at your earliest convenience. When you reach out to our dental team, we will be more than happy to help you!