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Reduce Teething Pain | Dentistry For Children NV Dentist 89014

How to reduce Tooth aches for babies

Infants generally begin in to grow their first tooth around 4-7 months of age. At 3 years old, children will have their full set of teeth grown in. For many infants, teething becomes a normal problem. Teething can cause major tooth pain and typically children will go to their parents for comfort. During the process of an infant’s teeth growing in, they become restless, uneasy, and are not able to get a good night’s sleep. Drooling more often and the loss of appetite are some of the common issues that happens when an infant is teething. Issues such as a fever or diarrhea, if they occur, be sure to get immediate contact with your physician. During the teething process as well, sore gums can occur as well.

Help your baby alleviate the pain with teething with:

  • Use either a small spoon, your finger, or a gauze pad and gently rub it on their gums.
  • Provide them with a certain type of medicine
  • Give them a teething ring so your infant can begin to chew on it.

The FDA recommends for parents to not use any benzocaine products for infants who are under two years old, unless it is supervised by an expert provider of health care or if you are advised to. The use of Benzocaine can sharply reduce the oxygen supply of a child under two years old making it a bad anaesthetic.

Once your child’s teeth begin to grow in, we recommend you to use a child's toothbrush to brush their teeth for them.

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