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Handy Fact Sheet for Parents on Bacteria that Cause Cavities

Parent Fact Sheet on Caries Bacteria The following is an excerpt from www.mychildrensteeth.org a website about oral health specifically designed for parents.  Did you know that cavities are caused by germs that are passed from adult to child? Babies are born without the bacteria that causes caries- the disease that leads to cavities. They get […]

The Surprising Truth About Cavities

“If you think your child is too young to need a dentist, you’re wrong. Her teeth are at risk long before she’s had a taste of candy… Babies are born without [any of these] harmful bacteria in their mouth and studies have proven that moms (rather than dads), typically infect their children before age 2.” […]