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How Many of These Dental Fun Facts Can You Get Correct?

Take this month’s quiz on dental-related fun facts and see how many you can get correct.
Question #1
How much does an elephant’s tooth weigh? a) One Pound b.) Four Pounds c.) Six Pounds d.) Ten Pounds
Question #2
Over a lifetime you create enough saliva to fill: a) A Kiddie Pool b.) A Hot Tub c.) Two Swimming Pools d.) Lake Superior
Question #3
A drop of saliva has more than: a) 100 Bacteria b.) 100,000 Bacteria c.) 1 Million Bacteria d.) 100 Million Bacteria
Question #4
What is the most common toothbrush color? a) Red b.) Blue c.) Green d.) Pink
Question #5
How long have people been using the toothbrush? a) 200 Years b.) 1,000 Years c.) 3,000 Years d.) 10,000 Years
Question #6
What percent of adults do not brush twice a day? a) 25% b.) 35% c.) 55% d.) 65%
Question #7
How many days does a person spend brushing their teeth over a lifetime? a) 17 Days b.) 26 Days c.) 38 Days d.) 47 Days
Question #8
If you don’t floss how much of the tooth surface are you missing? a) 25% b.) 35% c.) 45% d.) 50%
Question #9
Flossing daily can extend your life: a) Two Years b.) Three Years c.) Four Years d.) Six Years
Question #10
How many fillings does the average person have? a) Two b.) Four c.) Seven d.) Ten
Question #11
What percent of adults have had a tooth extracted? a) 22% b.) 43% c.) 65% d.) 74%
Question #12
What percent of adults have no natural teeth? a) 6% b.) 10% c.) 12% d.) 20%
If you want to know the answers, check the bottom of this page. But don’t peek until you answer all the questions!
Dental Quiz Answer Key

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  2. C
  3. D
  4. B
  5. C
  6. A
  7. C
  8. B
  9. D
  10. C
  11. D
  12. A

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