Tag: baby bottle tooth decay
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Ethnicity, location, age, and fluoridation factors in baby bottle tooth decay and caries prevalence of Head Start children.
Fluoridation & “Baby Bottle Tooth Decay”
Baby bottle tooth decay (BBTD), also known as “early childhood caries,” is one of the most serious forms of tooth decay. As the name implies, BBTD develops during infancy and early childhood as the result of extended exposure to sugary drinks. BBTD can cause serious pain and infection, and can seriously disfigure the child’s teeth. […]