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Re: [IP] TOOTH DECAY - sugar at night~~~~~~~



The answer is really quite simple...you even answered it yourself.

Treat the reaction and then BRUSH.  Which is worse...waking her up, or
getting her dentures at age 20?


Mike



email @ redacted wrote:
> 
> Hi everyone,
> 
> Am I just paranoid (being the sister-in-law of a dentist!) or is anyone else
> concerned about the longterm effect of sugar on their teeth from middle of
> the night hypos????
> 
> I can't begin to imagine how many times we have had to give Laura sugar
> (juice, tabs, sugar cubes, etc) in the middle of the night since she was
> diagnosed.  I fear what the longterm prognosis for this will be for having
> sugar in her mouth over and over again without having her teeth properly
> brushed afterwards.
> 
> I would love and welcome any tips that you all use concerning this issue.  I
> am a case worker in Child Welfare two days a week so I frequently see the
> typical 'rotting front teeth' which results from babies given bottles in
> their beds at night and it just got me thinking about Laura and all the sugar
> we are pumping into her little mouth at times............
> 
> Thanks!
> Sherri Lynn
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