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Supervisor urges parents to administer dental care to babies
Updated: 9/24/2009 7:00:25 PM

Supervisor urges parents to administer dental care to babies Any liquid with sugar in it that is placed in a baby's mouth has the potential to do harm to their dental health and lead to early childhood cavities.

This is the view of Wendy M. Ruesch, the oral health program supervisor for the Wood County Health Department in Wisconsin.

In a column that appeared in the Wisconsin Rapids Tribune, Ruesch writes that parents should be aware of the dental health of their babies and states that cavities can show up as early as 10 months.

To keep babies at optimal dental health, Reusch suggested to wipe their gums after each feeding with a soft cloth, and to limit the amount of drinks a child has that have a high sugar content. This includes soda, sweet drinks and milk.

She also suggests that once a baby reaches their first birthday, they should change from a bottle to a sippy cup.

The American Dental Association has stated that childhood tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease and, if left untreated, can lead to serious health conditions as the child matures.

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