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Do you think you know a lot about oral hygiene? If so, it’s time to test your knowledge! The more you know about oral hygiene in Spearfish, South Dakota, the better, especially because oral hygiene is vital for a strong and successful oral health. So, to see how much you know about oral hygiene, please take this quiz:

Question: When should I get a dental cleaning and exam?
Answer: It is strongly recommended to visit your dentist and receive a dental cleaning and exam every six months. If you keep up on your appointments, you will have a strong and successful oral health.

Question: How often should I brush my teeth?
Answer: You should brush your teeth at least twice a day. If you have braces, it’s best to brush after each meal and snack.

Question: What is the best tooth-brushing tool?
Answer: The best tool to use while you brush your teeth is a soft-bristled toothbrush. It’s also best to brush with fluoride toothpaste.

Question: How does fluoride help my teeth?
Answer: Fluoride is a beneficial mineral that strengthens and nourishes your teeth as well as prevents tooth decay.

Question: What is the perfect oral hygiene routine?
Answer: The perfect oral hygiene routine involves flossing your smile once a day, brushing your teeth twice a day, rinsing your mouth daily with mouthwash, and visiting your dentist every six months.

If you’ve answered all of these questions correctly, you’re on the right track toward the best oral health and smile possible! To learn more about oral hygiene or if you have any questions, please feel free to call Dana Dental Arts at 605.642.7727 and talk to a member of our dental team. We also encourage you to schedule an appointment with your dentist, Dr. Michael Dana, if you have any concerns. We look forward to hearing from you!