Attention, the baby bottle may cause damage!
Baby Bottle Syndrome or Early Childhood Caries is the rapid decay of baby teeth in an infant or child due to frequent exposure to liquids containing sugars over a certain period of time.
Upper front teeth are affected most. The problem is usually caused by the infant falling asleep while having a bottle or while being breast fed.
While the child is asleep, the bacteria living in every baby’s mouth turns the sugars to acid which causes decay.
Common sources of liquids high in sugars are:
How can you help prevent your childrens teeth?