- 1 What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?
- 1.1 brushing Brushing the baby’s teeth twice a day with a soft-bristled, child-sized toothbrush is essential. For infants under one year, you should use a “smear” of toothpaste. For toddlers, you can use a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste. Limit sugary liquids
- 1.2 Schedule regular dentist visits
- 2 The Importance of Oral Health for Young Children
What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?
Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, also known as Early Childhood Caries (ECC), is a type of tooth decay that affects young children. It is caused by a combination of frequent exposure to sugary liquids and inadequate oral care. Studies have shown that if left untreated, baby bottle tooth decay can have serious consequences for young children’s oral health.
Baby bottle tooth decay can be easily prevented with a few simple steps. Here are a few tips that parents of young children can follow to ensure their child’s oral health: