Dental Fun Facts
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I see this all the time...Please don't put a baby to bed with a bottle in their mouth unless it is water. Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, or Early Childhood Caries (EEC) is most common in the upper front teeth, but the back teeth can be affected too. It is mostly caused from baby spending too much time with a bottle in their mouth containing any liquid with sugar in it, including milk and juice. Dentaltown - Patient Education Ideas
Tooth decay is the destruction of your tooth enamel, the hard, outer layer of your teeth. It can be a problem for children, teens and adults. The best defense to tooth decay is brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, clean between your teeth daily with floss or interdental cleaner, and eating nutritious and balanced meals and limit snacking.
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People with diabetes are more likely to develop gum disease. This oral health disease also makes diabetes more difficult to control! Take a look at this Alpharetta periodontal disease infographic to see other links between oral health and various diseases.