Expert: Bedtime bottles lead to tooth decay

01/4/2012 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Putting babies to bed with bottles in their mouths leads to tooth decay, the most common chronic childhood disease, dentists say. Formula, juice and milk, including breast milk, contain sugars that feed bacteria, which generate decay-causing acids. Babies are at risk as soon as teeth appear. "This disease is 100% preventable," said Dr. Indru Punwani of the University of Illinois Medical Center.

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