Test your knowledge to see how well you understand your kid’s oral health.


  1. When should kids begin visiting the dentist?
    1. After all of their baby teeth have erupted
    2. When they gain their first tooth
    3. When they are one year old
    4. Either b or c, whichever occurs first
  2. How many baby teeth does a kids have?
    1. 12
    2. 20
    3. 22
    4. 28
  3. How many permanent teeth with a kid gain?
    1. 28
    2. 30
    3. 32
    4. 38
  4. What are dental caries, also known as cavities?
    1. A viral infection of the mouth
    2. An infectious disease caused by bacterial decay that damages the tooth structure
    3. A naturally occurring holes in the tooth
    4. Damage to a tooth because of an injury or accident
  5. What is gingivitis?
    1. Inflammation of the gums
    2. Inflammation of the tongue
    3. The impaction of a tooth
    4. A late-stage cavity
  6. Which one of the following can harm your kid’s teeth?
    1. Thumb sucking past the age of one
    2. Pacifier use past the age of one
    3. Premature loss of baby teeth
    4. All of the above
  7. What is a dental sealant?
    1. A filling used to treat cavities
    2. A special prescription toothpaste
    3. A protective covering for the first and second adult molars
    4. An instrument used to clean teeth during exams
  8. Which drink can a kid have before bedtime?
    1. Water
    2. Juice
    3. Soda
    4. Milk
  9. What is another name for third molars?
    1. The third eruption
    2. Supernumerary teeth
    3. Three-year-old molars
    4. Wisdom teeth


  1. d
  2. b
  3. c
  4. b
  5. a
  6. d
  7. c
  8. a
  9. d

We hope you did well on this quiz!

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