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My kids don't have any at 4,5 & 7. We do brush and have a good diet but I think its just genetics. eldest 2 have staining from having a lot of antiobiotics when younger. Well, that's what the dentist said it is. They said its not bad just looks unsightly.
My kids have that coating put on their teeth so no, my brain wont work to remember what it's called 😣 someone else might know.
I used to be a hygenist, the most common cause of tooth decay in children is grazing on fruit. I suggest if your child is a fruit bat to make sure they brush at lunch time or try to switch them to crunchy vegtables instead.
Same with my daughter! 5 and needs 2 fillings, my dentist said it's because shes a snackers. Super healthy eater just eats a lot :)
My 5.5 yo has 1 and now needs another one. He rarely has sugary drinks or juice and doesn't eat a lot of sweets. We even floss his back teeth!
Part genetics, part diet, part hygiene. If you dont brush your teeth then you will get decay - regardless of genetics and diet. If you eat too much sugary, acidic or salty foods you will get tooth decay regardless of hygiene and genetics. If you have a family history of bad teeth then it will play a part.
Also you can brush your teeth too much.
Im 39 and just had my first filling. My family in general has great teeth. My sister's kids were drinking coke and eating crap from a very early age so they got fillings quite young.
Im at the point of trying to teach my son to brush his teeth. It is not easy but we persevere.
I am 48 years old and have no fillings 🤣
I am blessed with four kids 16 18 20 and 22 and none have fillings.
Guess it depends on the individual child their genes diet and teeth quality
Does she have a lot of sugar (juice, cordial etc)? Not judging, just curious. A lot of my daughter’s friends have fillings at 6 and 7
Always a snacker so I think that and maybe not brushing.
Just shocked me coz we don’t eat a lot of bad stuff daily.
My daughter is ten and has tooth enamel hypoplasia, she has several fillings.
She doesn't like soft drink and rarely eats lollies, it isn't always the cause
5 yo had 2
And 2 year old had a filling at 1 😭
We eat super healthy, they have chocolate maybe once a week? A kindy surprise....
I felt horrible
My kids are 14 and 11 years old and don't have any fillings...their Dad doesn't have any either.