Posted on April 14 2015

Tooth decay can affect babies, too

Tooth decay is a preventable infectious disease. Research has shown tooth decay rates among children ages two through four are increasing. In fact, the Canadian Institute for Health Information identified cavities as the leading cause of day surgery among children ages one to five. Women’s hormonal levels change significantly during pregnancy, putting them at risk for dental and periodontal diseases. The oral health of a mother during her pregnancy is linked with her child’s future oral health outcomes. ” To view more on this article or other articles please click here.  Tooth decay can affect babies, too