Pregnancy, Babies, Infants Toddlers And Healthy Teeth

A good prenatal diet and good dental care for mom and baby is important. Vitamin D and calcium are essential building blocks for strong teeth. Nutritional defeciencies during preganacy are known to increase the likelihood of enamel hypoplasia (enamel defect) and subsequent carries. The lower the Vitamin D intake during pregnancy the higher the caries experience in infants and toddlers.

Good oral practices in the first few years of life set the foundation for a lifetime of optimal oral health.
Children who develop tooth decay in the first five years of life are more likely to continue to develop cavities throughout childhood and adolescence.