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If you think you know all there is to know about dental care, then our dentists, Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz and Dr. Gregory Mar, would like to test that knowledge. The more you know about dental care, the better you’ll understand the treatments offered at our office. Who knows, you might even feel more relaxed in the dental chair during your next appointment! So, our dentists hope you learn something new while taking the following quiz. Good luck!

1. What is a dental filling?
a. A restoration that repairs a decayed tooth
b. A replacement tooth
c. A tooth-shaped cap

2. What is a dental crown?
a. A restoration that is silver colored
b. A tooth-shaped cap that replaces the tooth enamel
c. A restoration that bridges two teeth together

3. What is a dental bridge?
a. A restoration that is removable
b. A restoration that replaces a missing tooth by anchoring to the surrounding teeth
c. A restoration that repairs a cavity

4. How do I know which treatment is right for me?
a. Your dentist will examine your smile and determine which treatment is right for you
b. Your mother will tell you
c. You don’t. You just have to guess


1. A
2. B
3. B
4. A

To learn more about dental care in Burbank, California, or to schedule your next appointment, please reach out to our dental team when you can. All you need to do is contact Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz, DDS & Associates, Inc. at 818-558-4332 and we will be happy to give you the information, details and help you need.