Saveetha Dental College Saveetha University

Chennai, India

Saveetha Dental College Saveetha University

Chennai, India
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Rahman N.H.A.,Saveetha Dental College Saveetha University
Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research | Year: 2017

Topic: Relationship between milk consumption and dental caries in children of ages 0-5. Aim: To detect the possible relationship between milk consumption and dental caries in children aged 0-5 years. Objective: To increase awareness about the association between milk consumption and prevalence of dental caries in children of age’s 0-4years. Background: Tooth decay is the destruction of your tooth enamel, outer layer of teeth. Bacteria in plaque produce acids that attack tooth enamel. Milk is a major source of sugars in our diet. In fact, it is the primary source for infants. Dental caries is a very common and frequently encountered dental problem found in children. Reasons: Dental caries are the most commonly faced problems in children. However the knowledge about the association of milk and caries is widely studied. Result: Caries was most common in children between the ages 4 and 5. And children that had milk bedtime were more susceptible to caries in the primary teeth. © 2017, Pharmainfo Publications. All rights reserved.

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