Do You Know About Your Oral Health?

Take the Oral Health Quiz

Consider your answer to each question, then find out the correct answers here

1) People with diabetes are at a higher risk for gum disease.

     Ο True   Ο False 

2) The only problem affecting gums and teeth for people with diabetes is gum disease. 

    Ο True    Ο False 

3) My blood glucose level, if poorly controlled, will not have any affect on developing gum disease. 

    Ο True   Ο False

4) I don't need to tell both my dentist and hygienist that I have diabetes. 

    Ο True    Ο False 

5) The goal of your daily brushing and flossing is to clean away plaque and the germs in your mouth. 

    Ο True    Ο False

6) I may not be able to tell I have serious gum disease. 

    Ο True   Ο False

7) The first stage of gum disease is called periodontitis. 

    Ο True    Ο False 

8) Bleeding gums and red, swollen, or tender gums are signs of gingivitis and/or gum disease. 

    Ο True    Ο False 

9) Gum disease is often painless. 

    Ο True    Ο False 

10) Only a small percentage of adults get gingivitis and gum disease during their lives. 

    Ο True   Ο False

11) Gum disease generally starts in your early 30's. 

    Ο True    Ο False 

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  • Last Reviewed: September 18, 2012
  • Last Edited: January 22, 2014