Families can take concrete steps to reduce their children's risk for early childhood cavities. It's up to health professionals, children's advocates and many others to arm parents and caregivers with the facts they need to keep their kids cavity-free. Share this 5-question quiz with parents to explore how much they know about protecting their children's teeth.

It's important for parents to know that cavities are caused by a disease called "caries." For a deeper dive into what causes tooth decay, check out our Cavities 101 page.