Many parents care about their children's nutrition a lot and feed their children every now and then. However, a bad dietary habit is the major cause of cavities! It is important that you help reduce the chance of your child getting cavities by reducing the number of meals your child takes.

0 to 6 months old

Parents should not limit the frequency of feeding their babies as children below 6- month old are too young to establish a regular eating habit for the sake of reducing tooth decay. This is especially true for infants, whose main source of nutrition is milk. Therefore parents should rather work on the principle of feeding. Parent should:

6 months to 2 years old

After 2 years old

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Children's Diet and Dental Health (brochure)(PDF)

Last revision date: 18 January 2012