Test Your Knowledge About Natural Dental Care
If you have inflamed gums, what should you do with your toothbrush?
a. Run very cold water over it.
b. Run very hot water over it.
c. Sprinkle the bristles with clove oil.
d. Proceed with your usual brushing routing.
Tea tree oil when rubbed on the gums helps to prevent gum disease, but what should you never do?
a. Use it after a meal.
b. Use it before a meal.
c. Take it internally.
d. All of the above.
How much goldenseal, which destroys bacteria that causes PI, should be taken daily?
a. 1500 mg
b. 2000 mg
c. 2500 mg
d. 3000 mg
According to Michael Bonner, DDS, which ingredient is one you want to avoid in toothpastes or mouthwashes?
b. Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH)
c. FD&C coloro pigments
e. All of the above
If oral cancer is detected early, how many people survive?
a. 3 out of 5
b. 2 out of 3
c. 3 out of 4
d. 0 out of 10
Answers can be found at the end of this article.