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How much do you know about oral hygiene? Well, it’s time to find out. Our dentist, Dr. Paul Roe, encourages you to take our oral hygiene quiz. This is because it can teach you a thing or two about oral hygiene and it can ensure you’re properly taking care of your smile. So, feel free to take the following quiz today. Good luck!

1. Why is oral hygiene important?
a. Oral hygiene keeps the smile clean
b. Oral hygiene keeps the smile healthy
c. Oral hygiene helps prevent dental issues
d. All of the above

2. What should your oral hygiene routine consist of?
a. Brushing and flossing
b. Brushing, flossing and rinsing
c. Brushing, flossing, rinsing and using a toothpick to clean hard-to-reach areas of the mouth

3. What oral hygiene tools should you use?
a. A soft-bristled toothbrush
b. Fluoride toothpaste
c. Antibacterial mouthwash or fluoride mouthwash
e. A soft-bristled toothbrush, fluoride toothpaste, and antibacterial mouthwash or fluoride mouthwash that have all been approved by the American Dental Association.

4. How often should you clean your smile?
a. Brush twice a day, floss twice a day and rinse twice a day
b. Brush once a day, floss twice a day and rinse every hour
c. Brush twice a day, floss once a day and rinse once a day


1. D
2. B
3. E
4. C

If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about oral hygiene in Puyallup, Washington, please reach out to PR Cosmetic and General Dentistry today at 253-435-0333. Our dental team will be more than happy to help you, and we look forward to your phone call!