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Are you practicing ideal techniques for keeping your teeth clean? Similarly, are you practicing ideal techniques for keeping your toothbrush clean? A clean toothbrush is just as important for your oral health as the job for which it is assigned. For more information about toothbrush care, take the following toothbrush quiz:

How often should you brush your teeth?
a.) Once every week
b.) Twice a month
c.) Twice daily
d.) Only when you eating sugary foods

True or False: Hard bristles on a toothbrush can be abrasive to your teeth.
a.) True
b.) False

True or False: Electrical toothbrushes work well for older people and those with muscle or bone ailments.
a.) True
b.) False

Which of the following can promote cross-contamination with your toothbrush?
a.) Sharing with others
b.) Storing next to other toothbrushes
c.) Storing in unclean areas
d.) All of the above

Answer Key: c, a, a, d

Keep your teeth clean by keeping your toothbrush clean and in proper working order. If you are interested in a professional cleaning from Skyline Dental Associates at our dentist office in Ottawa, ON, , call us as (613) 226-4562. Dr. Leila Ebrahimpoor and our team want to ensure your teeth remain clean for a lifetime to come.