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1.Eating a lot of sugary foods.( Bacteria in the mouth mixes with the sugar in the food and makes acid. Acid causes the tooth layers to break down/decay) 2.Not brushing or flossing the plaque off of your teeth.

A hole in your tooth where the layers of the teeth are broken down because of keeping them unhealthy.                     Courtesy: Google Images.              

What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay? Baby bottle tooth decay is a condition that can destroy the primary teeth of an infant or young child. It occurs when the child’s teeth are frequently exposed to sugary liquids for long periods. These liquids ...

Daily Brushing and Flossing Techniques. Studies have shown kids do not have the proper dexterity until age 10 to do a thorough job in brushing by themselves. Hence we always recommend an adult help until that age. Brushing twice daily for 2 ...

What is sealant? It is a white plastic (resin) material applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth.  The resin bonds to the depressions and grooves in the back teeth.  The uneven surfaces of the back teeth can be difficult to keep clean ...

What is a Pediatric Dentist? A pediatric dentist is a specialist who is dedicated to the attainment of excellent oral health in children from infancy through adolescence.  Pediatric dentists are the pediatricians of dentistry. Both have ...

Your baby should never to go bed with a nursing bottle, containing milk or juice.  Clean her gums with soft cloth or gauze daily. Your child should eat a balanced diet to build strong bones, decay-resistant teeth, healthy gums. Limit your ...