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2 Potential Childhood Dental Issues—and the Potential Solutions

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Infants and young children depend on parents to maintain proper oral health care. It’s important to meet with your family or pediatric dentist for frequent checks and to follow the oral healthcare advice provided. But the best intentions don’t always prevent childhood dental issues from developing. Here are a couple of common dental problems in young children and the potential ways you and the dentist can help your child have a brighter dental future. Early Childhood Caries Early childhood caries are severe cavities that can occur in infants and toddlers. The most common causes are frequently drinking either milk or juice from a bottle or sippy cup. Both milk and juice contain sugars that can linger in the mouth and cause tooth erosion. This is particularly true with drinking vessels like a bottle or sippy cup, where the child...

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