When Should You Stop The Use Of Pacifiers, Baby Bottles And Sippy Cups?
You're wondering when you need to stop allowing your child to regularly keep a baby bottle or sippy cup in hand, or to suck on a thumb or pacifier. You know eventually these activities can cause dental problems. What do dentists, like one from HC Dentistry, generally advise in regard to timing? What problems can these habits cause if you delay too long? Problem 1: Cavities Toddlers who have a bottle or sippy cup in their mouth much of the time are at greater risk for cavities -- unless the liquid is only water.