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Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

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Children's baby teeth are at risk for decay as soon as they appear, typically around the age of 6 months. This decay is referred to as Baby Bottle Tooth Decay. To prevent decay begin cleaning your baby's mouth within the first few days after birth, wiping the gums with a clean washcloth.

Dentaltown - You can help prevent Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, or Early Childhood Caries (EEC) if you stop putting your baby to bed with a bottle containing fermentable carbohydrates. Please switch to a cup as your baby approaches their first birthday. Infants should be weaned from the bottle at 12-14 months of age. Repetitive consumption of any liquid containing fermentable carbohydrates from a bottle or no-spill training cup should be avoided. Between-meal snacks and prolonged exposures to…


Between tongue thrusting, thumb sucking, and baby bottle tooth decay, it’s important to protect your child from these early dental complications. Read this infographic and find out what you can do!

Understanding Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Giving your baby sugary drink at nap or bedtime allows sugar to pool in your baby’s mouth. Bacteria in the mouth thrive on sugar, producing acids that attack the teeth.

from the Guardian

Sugary drinks in baby bottles triggering rise in tooth extractions

Parents urged to stop the rot as Public Health England study discovers ‘shocking’ levels of tooth decay in under-threes

Please don't put a baby to bed with a bottle in their mouth unless it is water. Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, or Early Childhood Caries (EEC) is most common in the upper front teeth, but the back teeth can be affected too. It is mostly caused from baby spending too much time with a bottle in their mouth containing any liquid with sugar in it, including milk and juice. Dentaltown - Patient Education Ideas