How to Avoid Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
Do you bottle-feed your baby or toddler? If so, you may be unaware that certain practices can lead to oral health problems for your child. Don’t worry - many parents at our Gasport dental office are surprised to learn that this is even a concern. But the good news is that there are steps you can take to minimize your child’s chances of developing decay resulting from bottle-feeding.
How does using a bottle lead to tooth decay?
Tooth decay due to bottle-feeding occurs when a young child, usually between one year and three years of age, develops multiple cavities in their primary teeth. Decay results when the child’s teeth are exposed to sugary ...