Do you let your baby sleep with a milk bottle in the mouth? This practice can result in a condition called nursing bottle caries. Read about the symptoms, causes, and ways to prevent this condition.
Nursing bottle caries is a type of tooth decay also known as early childhood caries/nursing bottle syndrome/rampant caries.
Nursing bottle caries is usually seen in toddlers and infants.
The lower milk teeth are not affected by nursing bottle caries because:
Educating the parents regarding the effects of early childhood caries and thereby preventing the tooth decay is important. The following steps are helpful in preventing nursing bottle caries:
Consult pedodontist online for early diagnosis of nursing bottle caries in your child
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03 Feb 2020 - 2 min read
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