February is National Children's Dental Health month
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -
Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children and it's entirely preventable. That's why every February dental health professionals focus on raising awareness by educating students, parents and community members about the benefits of proper oral healthcare.
One serious form of decay among young children is baby bottle tooth decay. This condition is often caused by frequent and long exposures of an infant's teeth to liquids that contain sugar.
I recently spoke with Dr. Courtney Wilson, owner of All About Kids Pediatric Dentistry and she offered these tips for parents: