Role of Bacteria: Because carcinogenic bacteria (especially mutans streptococci) are transmitted soon after the first teeth erupt, decreasing the mother’s mutans levels may decrease the child’s risk of developing early childhood caries. It is recommended that parents, including expectan..
Nursing caries is a unique pattern of dental caries in very young children due to prolonged and improper feeding habits. Today, the new name of this type of caries is “MATERNALLY DERIVED STREPTOCCUS MUTANS DISEASE” (MDSMD).
Despite the fact that the dental caries is reducing in o..
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