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Long-term breastfeeding leads to more cavities, study says

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(CNN)Children who are breastfed for two years or longer are more likely to have dental cavities, according to a study published Friday in the journal Pediatrics. Among the children in the study, 23.9% had severe cavities and 48% had at least one tooth surface affected by a cavity. Kids who were breastfed for two years or longer had a 2.4 times higher risk of having severe cavities, compared to kids who were breastfed for less than a year.
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