Longest milk tooth recorded and other Guinness World Records set by kids

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"Curt is in the fifth grade, and this is about the most exciting thing that has happened all year for him and his classmates."
"Curt is in the fifth grade, and this is about the most exciting thing that has happened all year for him and his classmates."

It's not every day that a 10-year-old boy breaks a Guinness World Record. 

For one Curtis Buddie, a run-of-the-mill dentist appointment turned him into Guinness tooth legend when it was found that his extracted baby tooth measured 2.4cm, setting a new record for the longest milk tooth. 

Dubbed a "monster milk tooth" by Curtis' brother, the record-setting tooth caused quite a commotion among friends and family

"To say this has been an exciting event for Curt and our family would be an understatement," says mom Jessica, who added that the record has made her son's year. 

"Curt is in the fifth grade, and this is about the most exciting thing that has happened all year for him and his classmates," she said. 


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Record-setting kids 

Curtis Buddie joins a list of other record-setting children who have made it into the Guinness World Record leagues. 

Here's a list of unique Guinness World Record holders 10 years old and younger. 

Oratile AJ Hlongwane, South Africa: Youngest club DJ 

He was just 3 years old when he won SA's Got Talent in 2015, and at 5, Oratile AJ Hlongwane, better known as DJ Arch Jnr, was officially named the world's youngest club DJ. 

He's held the title since 2017, one year and 6 months longer than the previous record holder, 6-year-old Itsuki Morita, who held the record for only 6 months. 

Krshaana Rawat, India: Youngest practising playwright

In 2018, the incredibly creative 10-year-old Krshaana Rawat from India, claimed the title of Youngest Practising Playwright with her 85-minute play, Mystical Magical Adventures: The Lost Key. 

The J.R.R. Tolkien-esque play features mystical creatures and fairies and was performed by more than 40 people, including the playwright herself. 

Roxanne Downs, Australia: Youngest magazine editor 

Roxanne Downs was only 8 when she earned the Guinness World Records title of Youngest Magazine Editor. 

As editor-in-chief of It GiRL Magazine, Roxanne's duties include "attending launches, creating editorial concepts, market research, writing the monthly editor’s letter and reviewing the magazine before print." 

The magazine is published in both Australia and New Zealand. 

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