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Baby bottle tooth decay

Baby sleeping with bottle in mouth, with detail of mouth showing tooth decay on front, upper teeth

Don't put your infant to bed with a bottle of milk, formula, juice, or other drink that contains sugar. Sugar and acids in these liquids can cause tooth decay.

Current as of: December 17, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review:

JoLynn Montgomery PA - Family Medicine & Heather Quinn MD - Family Medicine

John Pope MD - Pediatrics

Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine

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