Oral Health

Am I taking good care of my teeth?

Good oral health is an indicator of a healthy body. Take our quiz to find out if you are taking good care of your teeth. This quiz was reviewed by Dr Simon Reeves, B.Ch.D. (Stell.), PDD Endodontics (UWC).

How often do you brush your teeth?




How do you brush your teeth?



How often do you visit your dentist?





Do you smoke?



How often do you eat sugary foods or sip sugary drinks?




How often do you floss?




How often do you replace your tooth brush?





How often do you brush your gums?




How often do you brush your tongue?



Do you suffer from diabetes, HIV/Aids, hypertension or cardiovascular disease?


Do your gums bleed during brushing, flossing or when using a toothpick?



Ask the Expert

Oral health expert

Dr Imraan Hoosen qualified from the Medical University of South Africa in 1997. Together with his partner, Dr Hoosen now runs a group of dental practices around Johannesburg (Lesedi Private Hospital, Highlands North Medical Centre , Brenthurst Clinic, Parklane Clinic, Simmonds Street Medical and Dental Centre, Soni Medical Centre- Newclare). Dr Hoosen can be contacted on 011 933 4096.

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