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Is it true that nursing can cause tooth decay? I've heard that nursing can cause a child's teeth to decay, especially if they nurse right before falling asleep. Is there any truth to this? If so, is there anything we can do to prevent it? .

Is it true that nursing can cause tooth decay? I've heard that nursing can cause a child's teeth to decay, especially if they nurse right before falling asleep. Is there any truth to this? If so, is there anything we can do to prevent it?


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Decay happens!: The same rules apply whether you bottle feed or nurse...Teeth that are not cleaned and are covered with breast milk, formula or food will be at higher of decay. The cure is to make sure you use the age appropriate oral hygiene techniques after ever feeding - even bedtime! you're the parent and you create the culture of oral healthcare and oral hygiene in your home. ...Read more

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What causes chalky teeth?

What causes chalky teeth?

A few things: Decalcification or things that leach the calcium out of the teeth. Acidic foods sometimes can cause this. Excess Fluoride can also cause this. (fluorosis). Consult with your dentist. ...Read more

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What can cause teeth to separate?

What can cause teeth to separate?

Bad habits: Bad bite, extra spacing , bad habits or porr peridontal condition are the main causea. ...Read more

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What causes shifting of the teeth?

What causes shifting of the teeth?

Multiple reasons: Genetics, age, grinding, bad habits, cavities and decay.The end result can be spaces, gaps, crookedness and misalignment.Not to worry, that can all be fixed if identified early on. ...Read more

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What would cause your teeth to hurt ?

What would cause your teeth to hurt ?

Too many: To many reasons to list them all here. Most common are infected test, infected gums, viral 0r bacterial infection, traumatic occlusion from malocclusion, trauma, fractures, etc. Each of these requires a different remedy. Your Dentist studied for yard to be able to recognize and address these issues. Don't be foolish, stop procrastinating and call a Dentist now. ...Read more

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What causes your teeth to turn black?

What causes your teeth to turn black?

Many causes: Cavities, leaking silver fillings, food stain (coffee, tea, colas, dark berries, etc), medications, trauma to nerve of tooth, and many other reasons. Please call your dentist for an exam asap. Delay may result in emergency. ...Read more

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What can cause mobility in the teeth?

What can cause  mobility in the teeth?

Several causes: The most common cause of tooth mobility is periodontal disease. In this situation bone is lost around the tooth and it becomes mobile. Other causes can be trauma, fractures, cysts, and an abscess. ...Read more

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What causes my teeth to keep breaking?

Need exam: You need to see a dentist for an examination and find out what i s going on in your mouth. Teeth can break because of decay, large fillings, habits, diet grinding and clenching. You may have more than one of these conditions. See a dentist and have your teeth restored. ...Read more

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What causes teeth to become discolored?

Staining from foods: Many foods can stain your teeth such as coffee and black tea. Smoking also stains teeth. Brush your teeth with a whitening toothpaste. ...Read more

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