Common Pediatric Dental Conditions

Several problems affect the oral and dental health of children, including lip sucking, early loss of a tooth, thumb sucking, and tooth decay. While baby teeth are just temporary, and permanent teeth will replace them eventually, it is still advisable to keep baby teeth healthy to improve his/her overall health.

The following are just some of the pediatric dental conditions that you should watch out for.

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Also called early childhood caries, baby bottle tooth decay is a result of exposing the teeth of your toddler or baby to sugar-filled drinks for a prolonged period. The decay might happen each time you put your toddler or baby to bed together with a sippy cup or bottle containing juice or milk.…