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Should YOU Be a Dentist?

Dentistry is the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases of the mouth-teeth and jaw. An interesting field of study but you really have to know your stuff! These questions will test your knowledge of dentistry and answer the question “Should YOU be a Dentist?”.

  • Question of

    Just like a fingerprint-every person has a unique tongue print.

    • True
    • False
    • I am not sure about that one…
  • Question of

    What is periodontology?

    • the study and treatment of gums
    • the study and treatment of the tongue and lips
    • the study of dinosaur bones
  • Question of

    How far do dentists recommend you keep your toothbrush away from the toilet to prevent airborne particles from flushing contaminating the toothbrush?

    • at least 6 feet or more
    • studies show it doesn’t matter that much…
    • I keep mine on top of the toilet tank cover…
  • Question of

    How many teeth does an adult human have?

    • 32
    • 34
    • 28
  • Question of

    What is the medical term for bad breath?

    • Halitosis
    • Hyperhidrosis
    • Polyuria
  • Question of

    The first dental college in the United States was established in 1840. In what city was this school started?

    • Baltimore, Maryland
    • Washington DC
    • Los Angeles, California
  • Question of

    How often should you brush your teeth?

    • Once daily
    • Twice daily
    • After every meal
  • Question of

    The first career professionals to perform dental work in history occurred in France and China. Their real jobs were:

    • barbers
    • butchers
    • cooks
  • Question of

    What is the procedure called when you get a space in your tooth filled?

    • Cavity
    • Root canal
    • Tooth impant
  • Question of

    What is cementum ?

    • Hard connective tissue covering the tooth root
    • The pointed portion of the tooth
    • The “cement” used to keep dentures in place.
  • Question of

    What is a Malocclusion ?

    • Improper alignment of the upper and lower teeth.
    • An infection in the gum pocket that can destroy hard and soft tissues
    • The same thing as buck teeth.
  • Question of

    What is Scaling ?

    • removing plaque and stains from the tooth surface
    • filing teeth so they are even
    • scraping cells from your tongue

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