• Mom and Baby

    Baby Formula can cause cavities, myth or fact?

    We often hear that baby formula can cause cavities (dental caries) and damage children’s teeth. This assumption is certainly not wrong but becomes incorrect if baby formula consumption is stopped. Baby formula and other dairy products such as cheese have high calcium and phosphorus content, which are very necessary for developing teeth and bones. Besides, calcium and phosphorus can also improve and strengthen tooth enamel structure that begins to dissolve by acids produced by bacteria. According to a recent study by Nutrition Australia, the baby formula also contains casein, a protein that forms a protective layer on the tooth surface. This layer will protect teeth from bacterial acid exposure so…