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Do you have a dental checkup soon? If so, do you know everything there is to know about it? Although it seems as though dental checkup knowledge isn’t too important, it can be. In fact, the more you know about your dental checkup, the more relaxed you can feel in the dental chair and you can be better prepared for your appointment. So, test your dental checkup knowledge by taking our dentist, Dr. Ronald Flachs’s, dental checkup quiz!

1. How often should you receive a dental checkup?
A. Every three weeks
B. Every two months
C. Every six months

2. Why is a checkup important?
A. It removes plaque and tartar from your teeth
B. It helps the dentist identify any dental problems
C. It helps you prevent tooth decay and gum disease
D. All of the above

3. What happens at a dental checkup?
A. Your dental team will offer diagnostic services, preventive services, and treatments
B. Your dental team will perform a dance routine
C. Your dental team will read you a book about how to clean your teeth

4. What is involved in a dental cleaning?
A. The removal of plaque and tartar
B. A flossing routine
C. A polishing treatment
D. Tooth scaling techniques
E. All of the above

5. What is involved in a dental exam?
A. Dental X-rays
B. A visual inspection of your mouth
C. Oral cancer screening
D. Oral health tips and recommendations from the dental team
E. All of the above
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1. C
2. D
3. A
4. E
5. E

If you have any questions, or if you would like to know more about dental checkups in Portage, Michigan, please contact Oak Park Dentistry at 269-375-0800 at your earliest convenience. The more you know, the better, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to our dental team. We are more than happy to teach you all you need to know!