Put under for fillings – what we didn’t know until now

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So the first visit to the dentist was a success but they were not able to take x-rays.  On the second visit the x-rays showed that in between Ella’s back molars there were cavities!  And as a result of it being in between the teeth instead of on top, it spread to the teeth touching it.  Eight cavities in total between her two back molars top and bottom, left and right side – I was shocked!  I was very careful with the sugar when she was younger and I guess that didn’t help.  Turns out my habit of giving her a glass of milk after she had brushed her teeth, putting her straight to bed when she fell asleep in the car, not flossing and allowing her to be independent with brushing her own teeth all contributed to the crazy number of cavities. (more…)

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