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How much do you know about brushing? Well, it’s time to find out! Brushing is an essential task that needs to be included in your oral hygiene routine regularly. This is because it can help you, your teeth and your gums in a myriad of ways. Our orthodontist, Dr. Phil Santucci, encourages you to test your knowledge by taking this brushing quiz:

1. How often should you brush?
a. Once a day
b. Twice a day
c. Three times a day

2. What should you use to brush?
a. A soft-bristled toothbrush
b. A hard-bristled toothbrush
c. A toothbrush with pig hairs as bristles

3. Why is brushing important?
a. It removes plaque from your smile
b. It removes food particles from your smile
c. It helps you prevent cavities and gum disease
d. All of the above

4. How long should you brush each time?
a. 30 seconds
b. 60 seconds
c. 2 minutes

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

If you have any questions about this quiz or if you would like to know more about brushing in Phoenix, Arizona, please reach out to Santucci Orthodontics at 480-948-8618. When you contact our team, we will be more than happy to help you.