At Family Dental Choice, we’re very serious when it comes to the health of our patients. This time of year, however, we like to enjoy some merriment. No matter how festive we feel, we always want to be mindful of our greatest passion: dentistry. To that end, we give you Holiday Dental Trivia. May the following questions give you reason to share your smile this holiday season.
1. In the Rankin & Bass production of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, one of Rudolph’s fellow misfits wanted to be a dentist. What was that misfit’s name?
2. Which of the following artists did not cover the holiday hit, “All I Want For Christmas is My Two Front Teeth?”
a) The Platters
b) Nat King Cole
c) Elvis Presley
d) The Chipmunks
3. In the movie, Elf, Buddy demonstrates an unhealthy love of sugar. According to him, what are the main four food groups that elves try to stick to?
a) Candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup
b) Cotton candy, candy canes, candy corns, and corn syrup
c) Chocolate, Cheerios, Chinese food, and Chips
d) Gum, cotton balls, coffee, and spaghetti with Pop-Tarts
4. In A Christmas Story, Ralphie is tormented by Scut Farkus and his toadie, Grover Dill. According to Ralphie’s narration, what color were Grover’s teeth?
a) They were all missing
b) They were brown
c) They were green
d) They were red
5. Finish the lyrics: “Children laughing, people passing…”
a) Meeting time after time
b) Meeting style after style
c) Meeting Santa’s big scene
d) Meeting smile after smile
6. How did the wanna-be dentist render the Abominable defenseless in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer?
a) He hit him in the head with an icicle.
b) He removed his teeth.
c) He used Rudolph’s nose to blind him.
d) He sang him Christmas carols.
7. In “A Visit From St. Nicholas” by Clement Clarke Moore, what did Santa hold “tight in his teeth?”
a) The stump of a pipe
b) A bowl full of jelly
c) A whistle
d) A sugar cookie
BONUS: The winter holiday, Festivus, was first introduced in the Seinfeld episode entitled, “The Strike.” The same episode revealed that dentist, Tim Whatley, was somewhat of a philanthropist, opting for making donations instead of giving gifts. Tim’s genuine gesture inspired George Costanza to gift donations to which fake charity?
a) The AMCA
b) The Human Fund
c) The Steinbrenner Foundation
d) The Susan Ross Foundation
Dr. Hahn and the entire Family Dental Choice team wish you and your family happy holidays. If you live in Charlotte, North Carolina, or the surrounding areas, be sure to contact our office for an appointment so you can start 2018 in good dental health.
Answers: 1. b, 2. c, 3. a, 4. c, 5. d, 6. b, 7. a, Bonus. b