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Baby teeth can start to decay as soon as they appear

Updated: Oct 27, 2019

Other than water, sugar is almost everything else that a baby drinks, including breast milk and formula. When teeth are in contact with liquids that contain sugar, decay can start.

As your child gets older,

They may start to eat a more varied diet which may contain fruit juice, sports drink and even soda. it's important to be aware that these surgery drinks are known to increase your child's risk to develop tooth decay.

Tooth decay that's not treated can lead to:

Pain, loss of teeth and loss of self confidence. Children with tooth pain can't eat or sleep properly and may miss days of school. Even worse, decay may lead to an abscess, which can cause serious or even life-threatening infections if it's not treated.

Give your child the best pediatric dental care available today in North Dallas! For more information or to schedule an appointment, call our office at 972-987-4930.

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