How to avoid the spread of caries

A specialist in pediatric dentistry stressed that dental caries is the most common chronic childhood illness, which is usually transmitted from the mother or caregiver to the child.

Sharing utensils such as spoons or glasses and kissing children in the mouth transmits the microorganisms that are the main cause of tooth decay; in this way, it is better to separate babies’ accessories from the beginning.

In addition to its topical problems in the mouth, such as bad breath, difficulty chewing gum and gum and jaw infections, can cause growth retardation, behavioral disorders and decreased blood sugar. Trust in children.

Finally, the Iranian doctor reiterated that children who have a rare disease and a low immune system, or their mothers have cavities, or have the habit of sleeping with a bottle, are more susceptible to tooth decay.