Dr Dental – Spreading Bacteria to Your Baby.
Did you know you can spread dental decay to your child? Though poor diet and hygiene patterns, adults can develop cavities. If the adult has a history of cavities, they can then pass the destructive oral bacteria on to their children. However research does show that once parents are aware that they can spread tooth decay, 91 percent of new mothers stop sharing spoons, cups, utensils, and other items with their young child.