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IN Health & Fitness ON 18 Nov, 2015
Sugar is something that we definitely need in our diet. But intake of sugar can also have its consequences, more so if one does not adhere to proper oral hygiene. The pictures that you will see here are those of children, as young as 18 months, who have had to go to the dentist!
A 11-year-old had to undergo a major dental surgery to have 11 of his spoiled teeth removed!
Tooth decay is caused by bacteria eating into the enamel.
Dr Beaumont recommends checking your child's mouth for signs of decay which often start out as small white spots on the tooth, and can progress to be yellow or brown in color.
Pediatric dentist Dr Timothy Johnston warns in most states treatment of teeth remains the most common reason to use general anesthesia on children.
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