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Dr K K Aggarwal

Children with the following risk factors should be referred for early dental evaluation

By Dr K K Aggarwal
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  • Mother/primary caregiver with active cavities
  • Parent/caregiver with low socioeconomic status
  • Prolonged breastfeeding or bottle-feeding (>12 months)
  • Frequent consumption of sugary beverages and snacks
  • Use of a bottle at bed time, especially with sweetened beverages
  • Use of liquid medication for longer than three weeks
  • Exposure to passive tobacco smoke
  • Children with special healthcare needs
  • Insufficient fluoride exposure
  • Visible plaque on upper front teeth
  • Enamel pits or defects

Children with the following risk factors should be referred for early dental evaluation

By Dr K K Aggarwal
Filed Under Wellness | Tagged With: , , , , , | | Comments Off on Children with the following risk factors should be referred for early dental evaluation

  • Mother/primary caregiver with active cavities
  • Parent/caregiver with low socioeconomic status
  • Prolonged breastfeeding or bottle-feeding (>12 months)
  • Frequent consumption of sugary beverages and snacks
  • Use of a bottle at bed time, especially with sweetened beverages
  • Use of liquid medication for longer than three weeks
  • Exposure to passive tobacco smoke
  • Children with special health care needs
  • Insufficient fluoride exposure
  • Visible plaque on upper front teeth
  • Enamel pits or defects