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Do you know what baby bottle tooth decay is? Did you know that baby bottle tooth decay can occur while your child is sleeping? Thus, it is important to ensure no liquids can pool in your child’s mouth as they sleep. For more information about baby bottle tooth decay, take the following quiz:

Baby bottle tooth decay is most commonly caused by what?
a.) Baby bottles filled with substances that can be harmful to your child’s teeth
b.) Baby teeth that fail to erupt above the gum line properly
c.) Teething
d.) All of the above

True or False: Tooth decay in young children can only be caused by baby bottles.
a.) True
b.) False

True or False: Damaged baby teeth in infants cannot affect the growth or alignment of their permanent teeth
a.) True
b.) False

Which of the following habits is most likely to cause baby bottle tooth decay in your child?
a.) Thumb-sucking
b.) Chewing on a pacifier while teething
c.) Sugary drinks
d.) Brushing your child’s teeth on a daily basis

Answer Key: a, b, b, c

If you would like Dr. Troy Hardy and our team at Copper Cove Pediatric Dentistry to bring your child in for an oral exam to determine which treatment is best for them, please contact our pediatric office in South Jordan, Utah, by calling us at 801-446-2080. We can get your child on the path to smiles for miles!