Preventing Dental Decay in Children: How to reduce sugar in their diet
Sugar in the diet is the major cause of decay. Few tips to reduce sugar in the diet:
- Feeding bottles should not be filled with sugary drinks and left in the mouth for long time
- Limit sugary drinks to meal times
- Try to use sugar free medicine as far as possible
- If at all your child want to eat sweets, ensure that they have it at once.
You also need to be aware of the effect of excessive acid consumption (found in fruits, yogurts and diet drinks) can wear of the teeth.