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Prevention of Tooth Decay

12 Jan
how to stop tooth decay

how to stop tooth decay

Breast milk provides the right amount of nourishment for a baby; however, a mother does need to eat certain foods so her milk is as healthy as possible. A mother should consume the right types of foods so her breast milk is as healthy as possible for her infant.  When a baby is introduced to solid foods, it is important that he or she receives the right type of nutrients. Babies need specific nutrients once they begin eating solid foods. Foods that deplete the body of vital nutrients or ones that alter the body’s internal chemistry can result in cavities in baby teeth in babies. Babies who receive an improper diet may experience a lack of minerals and vitamins in the body that will lead to tooth ache pain. Tooth decay commonly occurs in the front teeth of babies. Babies often experience tooth decay in the front teeth.  These damaged teeth remain decayed until the permanent teeth appear in the child’s mouth.

The teeth are one of the most important parts of our personality and beauty. Therefore, they must be given a special attention. Children may need to see a dentist for tooth decay prevention; however, the dentist may recommend invasive treatment. Tooth decay in children can be diagnosed by a dentist, but the dentist may recommend surgery or invasive treatments. A holistic dentist will offer better techniques for addressing tooth decay in children. Parents should take their child to a holistic dentist for better treatment options. There are a few important things parents should know about baby or dental caries in children. Parents should understand a few points about tooth decay in babies and children.

·     Modern theories suggest that sleeping with a bottle or nursing at night causes of tooth ache pain in babies. Conventional theories state that nighttime breastfeeding or sleeping with a bottle causes decay in baby’s teeth. The true culprit of tooth decay in children is due to a diet that lacks certain minerals and vitamins. Cavities in baby teeth is usually caused by a diet that lacks certain nutrients. Tooth decay in babies also depends on the nutritional health of the mother and father before conception, and the health of the mother during pregnancy and her diet while breastfeeding. The nutritional health of the mother and father before conception, and the diet of the mother during pregnancy and while breastfeeding is also a factor in developing cavities in baby teeth.

·     Tooth decay in babies is often caused by the consumption of sweet drinks, such as fruit juice.  Parents should avoid giving their children sweet drinks.

·     Tooth cavities in babies or children can be prevented through a proper diet. The right type of diet can prevent tooth decay in children and babies. Children need fat-soluble vitamins, calcium and phosphorous to build strong, healthy teeth. Calcium, phosphorous, and fat-soluble vitamins are critical for preventing extensive tooth decay in children. These nutrients can be found in grass-fed, raw dairy products; cod liver oil; grass-fed meats; vegetables; and seafood.  Seafood; grass-fed meats; raw, grass-fed dairy products; and cod liver oil contain these nutrients.

·     Diets high in grains, white flour, sugar and processed foods lead to an imbalance of the body’s internal chemistry. The internal body chemistry can be disrupted by the consumption of foods made from refined sugars, white flour, and grains. The imbalance in the internal body chemistry can lead to a lack of nutrients in the body, which results in baby tooth decay. Dental  decay in baby occurs as a result from a lack of nutrients in the body caused by the disruption in the internal body chemistry. Parents should not give their children these types of foods. These foods should not be given to children.

·     Parents can use all-natural, organic tooth soaps to clean their child’s teeth every day. Children’s teeth can be cleaned with organic tooth soaps daily. Parents should never use commercial toothpastes; because most tooth-pastes contain ingredients that can promote tooth decay. Commercial toothpastes contain ingredients that can promote teeth cavities, so they should not be used in children. Fluoride is a toxic substance and should never be given to children.Parents should never give their child fluoride because it is a toxic substance that is linked to many health conditions.