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fillings in baby teeth

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maxigirl Mon 11-Jul-11 09:14:13

I was totally horrified about a year ago, when we discovered that my ds, now 7, had to have several big fillings in his milk teeth. This was really my fault too as i had been giving him a milky drink at bed time after brushing his teeth from babyhood. I just didn't think of the impact it would have on his teeth.
He coped brilliantly with the fillings and never has tooth ache, but i am still guilt ridden and worry most days that the teeth won't last him until he gets his big ones. Does anyone have experience of this?

cheekeymonkey Mon 11-Jul-11 13:45:56

Surely milk wouldn't have given him cavaties? Was there sugar in it?

maxigirl Mon 11-Jul-11 14:14:03

I breast fed him for 18 months and he wouldn't drink cows' milk after that so i put honey in it to make it more appealing. I so wish i hadn't now of course but he is my PFB, and i wanted him to drink the recommended 1 pint of milk a day without thinking about his poor teeth.

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