How to Avoid the Tooth Decay Problem Affecting 1 in 10 Babies

While most babies don't start getting their first set of teeth until they're 4 to 7 months old, it's important to start their dental care routine as early as possible. While tooth decay is a problem usually associated with adults, it's actually a possibility for babies too. Baby bottle tooth decay (which affects around 10% of babies) is caused by drinks leaving bacteria lingering in your baby's mouth for extended periods of time.