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:
Attention to infants' oral health is highly essential. 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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10 Nov 2021 - 2 min read
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