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There is no age to get a filling. Teeth only need to be filled if they have a cavity. Not everyone will get a cavity. But pretty much anytime a tooth is filled, it will need to be numbed with an injection. A child should have their first check up by age 4, in my opinion. The suggested age is; I'v heard one and three. How many one year olds will sit in a dental chair for xrays and a cleaning...? So just get children in as soon as possible for check ups. Even if it's just to get them used to going.

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Q: At what age is it that you get a filling in your tooth done first with an injection for numbing?
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