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Your tube of toothpaste is a handy oral hygiene tool you use each day, but do you really know that much about it? Toothpaste might seem like a simple and self-explanatory thing, but it’s a little more complicated than you think. So, feel free to test your toothpaste knowledge my taking our dentist, Dr. Edward Brandon’s, toothpaste quiz!

1.Fluoride toothpaste is the best paste to use while brushing.

  1.      True
  2.      False
  3. You should cover the toothbrush bristles with toothpaste when you brush.
  4.      True
  5.      False
  6. Fluoride toothpaste can strengthen the teeth and help prevent cavities.
  7.      True
  8.      False
  9. Whitening toothpaste can whiten teeth.
  10.      True
  11.      False
  12. You need to use toothpaste when you brush to freshen your breath.
  13.      True
  14.      False

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ANSWERS

  1. A (Fluoride strengthens and nourishes the teeth)
  2. B (You should only use a pea-sized amount of toothpaste)
  3. A (Because fluoride strengthens the tooth enamel, cavities have a hard time forming)
  4. A (However, it will only whiten the smile one or two shades)
  5. B (You need to use toothpaste to clean the teeth, remove plaque, strengthen the teeth, and prevent dental issues)

How did you do on the quiz? Do you know everything there is to know about toothpaste? If so, good for you! If not, you now know the answers you need to have the best brushing routine possible. Please contact Edward S. Brandon DDS Inc if you have any questions or if you would like to know more about toothpaste in Brecksville, Ohio. Our dental team looks forward to your phone call!