Cavity Prevention: Preschooler

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4 Year Old with Cavities

C.B. asks from Washington DC

I am looking for other mother's experiences with the filling of cavities in children. I took my son to have it done and the whole experience to me seemed ridiculous (...



L.A. asks from Minneapolis

I took my 4 year old daughter into the dentist for her first visit today and she ended up having 3 cavities. The dentist wants to fill them. But does it make any se...


4 Year Old with Cavities

T.B. asks from Los Angeles

We just returned from the dentist and he says that my 4 year old has 6 cavities!!! He thinks that she has a certain bacteria in her mouth that causes her to be prone ...


Cavities, Cavities, Cavities!

A.L. asks from Portland

My daughter is 6 years old and has multiple cavities with each trip we make to the dentist! She has already had 2 teeth pulled; 4 fillings and needs to have 3 more. ...


Questions on Cavities

C.K. asks from Chicago

My daughter just turned 3 on March 21 and she already has 3 cavities!!! I'm mortified and feel like a terrible mother for letting this happen. We try not to practic...


Cavities and Crowns

K.F. asks from Providence

My now 4 year old had 3 cavities at her first dentist appointment. They are decaying more rapidly than expected and our family dentist has recommended the child-equi...


My 3 Year Old Son Has 4 Cavities!!!

D.C. asks from San Francisco

So I brought my child to get his teeth checked and it turns out that he has 4 cavities. I was in shock since he just had his teeth looked at by our family dentist bac...


Cavities in 4 Year Old

D.P. asks from Raleigh

My son had a dental pre-screening yesterday, and the dentist said that, from just looking in his mouth with a flashlight, that there are 2 obvious cavities, and that ...


3 Year Old with Cavities

A.T. asks from Los Angeles

My three year old needs fillings for her cavities. She's so scared of getting her teeth cleaned, her pediatric dentist recommended intravenous sedation. If your kid...


Cavities and Toddlers

S.O. asks from Oklahoma City

Hi Moms, I am super diligent about brushing my sons teeth. I have bad teeth and I know it can be genetic so I have been pro-active from the start. I think I disc...