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Do you need dentures? Take this fun quiz to find out what you should know to prepare. The answers are at the bottom for checking your work – but take the quiz first!

1. If you are missing some of your arch, but not all, what kind of dentures should you get?
a. Complete
b. Partial
c. Veneers
d. Cornflake

2. What is the proper oral hygiene when you have dentures?
a. Soak the dentures overnight in a denture solution
b. Brush your dentures after every meal
c. Brush your tongue, gums, the roof of your mouth, and any natural teeth at least twice a day and floss any natural teeth
d. All of the above

3. What are the advantages of dentures?
a. They fill out the look of your countenance and revamp your smile.
b. They don’t have any of the typical failures of natural teeth (i.e. cavities, infected pulp, yellowing tooth enamel, etc.)
c. If you’ve lost your natural teeth, dentures make eating and speaking much more achievable
d. All of the above

4. If your gums are a little sore for the first few weeks, what can be done?
a. You can call your dentist for an adjustment
b. You can apply denture adhesive to keep the dentures in place and Oragel to soothe your sore gums
c. Throw your dentures away
d. a. & b., but not c.

Answers: 1. b. 2. d. 3. d. 4. d.

Would you like to get started? Give Lakeland Dental Care in Jackson, Mississippi a ring for an appointment with Dr. Alex S. Abernathy. We’ll give you the expert care you deserve.