The Dental Floss Quiz

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Dental floss can come in a wide variety of styles, types, and functions. However, the fundamental purpose of dental floss is to clean between teeth. If floss cannot do this job, it has no purpose for your mouth. Thus, it is important to ensure the floss you use can accomplish the task without fail. For more information about dental floss, take the following quiz:

True or False: Water flossers use beams of water instead of thread to clean between teeth.
a.) True
b.) False

True or False: When flossing, you should always use a new section of thread between each tooth.
a.) True
b.) False

Which of the following is an approved method for flossing?
a.) Use a piece of thread roughly 16-20 inches long for each session
b.) Floss for at least 2-3 minutes each day
c.) Always floss between each tooth and behind your back teeth
d.) All of the above

Which of the following recommendations should you consider when purchasing floss.
a.) The American Dental Association
b.) Your dentist
c.) A telemarketer
d.) Both a and b

Answer Key: a, a, d, d

Depending on your age, oral health, and jawbone strength, our dentist at Quality Dental Care can help you find which oral health treatment will work best for you. Dr. Bogdan Bodroug and our team would love to see you at our dentist office in Vancouver, Washington. To schedule an appointment, please call us at 360-448-7018. We will be glad to help you achieve the results you are looking for.