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How Well Do You Know Your Teeth?

Knowing your teeth is one thing; taking care of them is another. You can trust the science of Sensodyne® to provide you with lasting care and sensitivity relief.*

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  1. You should brush your teeth twice a day for at least how many minutes? 
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    One
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    Two
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    Three
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    Four
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    Two

    According to the American Dental Association, you should brush your teeth for at least two minutes, twice a day.

  2. True or false: Tooth sensitivity from whitening is often permanent.
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    True
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    False
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    False

    Sensitivity derived from whitening is usually only temporary.

  3. How many different types of teeth does a human have?
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    Two
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    Four
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    Six
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    Eight
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    Four

    There are four different types of teeth in a human mouth: incisors, canines, premolars, and molars.

  4. Your front teeth are technically known as your...
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    Canine teeth
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    Incisors
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    Premolars
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    Dogmars
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    Incisors

    Incisors are your four front teeth.

  5. What are/is essential in order to protect teeth from sensitivity?
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    Incisors
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    The tongue
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    Molars
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    Enamel
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    Enamel

    Enamel works as a protective layer over your teeth.

  6. The typical adult mouth contains how many teeth? 
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    24
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    26
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    32
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    34
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    32

    Most adult mouths hold 32 teeth.

  7.  What’s the world record for most teeth in a human mouth?
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    37
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    40
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    41
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    45
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    37

    According to Guinness World Records, the most teeth found in a living human being at present time is 37.

  8. True or false: It's sugar that causes tooth decay and cavities.
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    False

    Plaque is technically the sneaky culprit behind cavities, as it's actually the bacteria in plaque that release harmful acids when sugar is digested.

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If you know your teeth, you know what a pain sensitivity can be. Look to Sensodyne®, the #1 dentist recommended toothpaste for tooth sensitivity, as your source for sensitivity protection.*

*With twice daily brushing.

 
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