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What are other ways to prevent baby bottle tooth decay?

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Other ways to help stop baby bottle tooth decay:

  • Don't fill bottles with sugar water and soft drinks.
  • Never allow your child to fall asleep with a bottle filled with anything but water.
  • Never give your child a pacifier dipped in anything sweet.
  • Reduce the sugar in your child's diet, especially between meals.

From: What Is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

American Dental Association: "Fact Sheet-Children's Dental Disease." 

American Dental Association: "Early Childhood Tooth Decay." 

Academy of General Dentistry: "What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on August 18, 2019

SOURCES: 

American Dental Association: "Fact Sheet-Children's Dental Disease." 

American Dental Association: "Early Childhood Tooth Decay." 

Academy of General Dentistry: "What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on August 18, 2019

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