Flashcards on Dental

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What is the hardest substance in the human body?

Tooth enamel

What is the main cause of tooth decay?

Acid produced by bacteria

What is the correct brushing technique for maintaining oral hygiene?

Circular motion for two minutes

What is the purpose of flossing?

To remove plaque between teeth

What are dental caries?

Tooth decay or cavities

What is the name of the professional who specializes in oral health?

Dentist

What is a dental crown?

A cap used to cover a damaged tooth

What is the purpose of dental fillings?

To repair and restore teeth damaged by decay

What causes gum disease?

Plaque and tartar buildup

What are the common symptoms of a tooth abscess?

Severe toothache, swelling, and sensitivity

What is dental fluorosis?

A cosmetic condition caused by excessive fluoride intake

What is the function of saliva?

To aid in digestion and protect teeth from decay

What is the purpose of dental sealants?

To protect teeth from cavities

What is the best age to start regular dental check-ups?

Around the age of one

What are the benefits of orthodontic treatment?

Improved alignment and appearance of teeth

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What is the hardest substance in the human body?



What is the main cause of tooth decay?



What is the correct brushing technique for maintaining oral hygiene?



What is the purpose of flossing?



What is a dental crown?



What causes gum disease?



What is dental fluorosis?



What is the function of saliva?



What is the purpose of dental sealants?



What are the benefits of orthodontic treatment?




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