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How do I prevent baby bottle tooth decay?

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Some tips include:

1. To calm or comfort your baby, don't give a bottle filled with sugary drinks or milk; instead, give plain water or a pacifier.

2. Never dip your baby's pacifier in sugar, honey, or any sugary liquid.

3. Don't put your baby to bed with a bottle filled with sugary drinks Give a small amount of plain water or use a pacifier instead.

4. f your baby is nursing at night, make sure you remove your breast from your baby's mouth when she falls asleep.

From: Oral Health Problems in Children WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: American Dental Association.

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on January 15, 2018

SOURCE: American Dental Association.

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on January 15, 2018

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