What happened to the baby’s smelly teeth?

It may be related to dry mouth and low saliva. From birth to 6 months, infants can have abnormal development of salivary glands due to protein deficiency, thus depriving their teeth of saliva protection and making them susceptible to caries, leading to bad teeth. In addition saliva also helps to clean the mouth and remove particles that cause unpleasant odor. In addition, poor feeding habits and/or extended breast or bottle feeding, extended beyond the normal time for a child to transition from stopping breastfeeding or quitting bottle feeding to solid food, combined with poor oral hygiene care habits and the anatomical and tissue structure characteristics of the milk teeth, can often lead to earlier or rampant caries, which can predispose to dental odor.

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