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What dental problems are most likely to occur in my child?

Tooth decay, or cavities, are the most common problem that affect children's teeth. By the age of five, half of all children have one or more cavities. Cavities are fairly common even earlier in life, though. More than a quarter of all three year-olds have one or more cavities and ten percent of all one year-olds do.
Cavities are most common among children. In fact it's more common than asthma. That's why it's important to start a good oral health care routine at an early age.

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