Saliva flow decreases during sleep. Without enough saliva, teeth are less able to repair themselves
Limit between-meal snacks. This reduces the number of acid attacks on teeth and gives teeth a chance to repair themselves.
Save candy, cookies, soda, and other sugary drinks for special occasions
Limit fruit juice. 4 oz daily for toddlers age 1-3 years old
Limit fruit juice. 4 to 6 oz daily for children ages 4-6
Limit fruit juice. 8 oz for ages seven through 18 years old
Make sure your child does not eat or drink anything with sugar in it after bedtime tooth brushing.