BBTD

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BBTDBaby Bottle Tooth Decay
BBTDBiosciences and Biotechnology Division (Physical and Life Sciences Directorate; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
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It might be called 'baby bottle tooth decay', but it's not only milk, all kinds of high-sugar foods like juice and cereals can trigger the disease.
Ethnicity, location, age and fluoridation factors in baby bottle tooth decay and caries prevalence of Head Start children.
How Can I Tell If My Baby Has Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?
(9.) Kelley M, Bruerd B: The prevalence of baby bottle tooth decay among two native American populations J Public Health Dent 1987;47:94-7.
Early childhood caries (ECC), or baby bottle tooth decay, is rampant caries in the primary teeth of infants and toddlers.
The incidence of early childhood cavities or baby bottle tooth decay is extremely high.
Mothers are warned to guard against baby bottle tooth decay which, dentists say, is particularly prevalent in the Black community.
Baby bottle tooth decay (BBTD) is a disease characterized by severe dental caries in the primary dentition that may have significant short-term and long-term implications for the health of children.
Baby bottle tooth decay can result from poor nursing-bottle practices such as giving a child milk, formula, fruit juice or other sweetened liquids as a pacifier during the day or before falling asleep at bedtime.