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Do you think you know all there is to know about brushing? If so, it’s time to find out. The more you know about brushing, the better. This is because brushing is very important for a top-notch smile and oral health. The more you know about brushing, the better chance you have of performing a top-of-the-line brushing technique. So, our dentist, Dr. Soudabeh Sharafi, encourages you to test what you know by taking this quiz:

1. It’s best to brush every morning and night.
a. True
b. False

2. It’s best to use a hard-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste when brushing.
a. True
b. False

3. Brushing benefits you in many ways. It can remove plaque from the smile, remove food particles from the teeth and help prevent dental issues, like tooth decay and gum disease.
a. True
b. False

4. You should brush your teeth for 60 seconds each time you brush.
a. True
b. False


ANSWERS

1. A
2. B (It’s best to use a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste when you brush.)
3. A
4. B (You should brush your teeth for two minutes each time.)

Do you have any questions about this quiz or about brushing in San Diego, California? If so, please contact Soudabeh Sharafi DMD at your earliest convenience. When you dial 858-259-1400, we will be more than happy to help you.