Baby Teething Comfort Tips

Posted by Dr. Boger on Dec 23 2021, 08:18 PM

All of us are aware that healthy teeth are very important for everyone. Likewise, care for baby teething is also crucial in a child's oral health.

Let your child start smiling with healthy teeth. Baby teething is not only just for their fabulous smile but also important for their chewing ability, speech, and communication lays the platform for permanent adult teeth and maintains the overall health.

What is Baby Teething?

Baby teething is the process by which a baby’s teeth start to break out from the gums. It usually occurs when a baby is six months old. Some babies are late bloomers. So it is perfectly normal for that to happen and parents have nothing to worry about.

Spot the Signs of Baby Teething:

  • Irritability
  • Tender and swollen gums
  • Slightly raised temperature
  • Always keeping hands into their mouth
  • Biting or chewing hard things

Baby Teething Comfort Tips

Baby teething is usually a discomforting process that every infant goes through. Here are seven comfort tips to relax your baby's troubles during the teething process.

  • Gently massage your baby's gum
  • Use a cold soft cloth to settle the irritated gum
  • Clean the excess drool frequently
  • Engage baby with teething toys
  • Over the counter medication
  • Charm your baby with extra cuddles in their discomfort
  • Practice regular dental visits from initial years

Baby's first dental visit is so important nowadays as the lifestyle changes. A healthy check-up with our experts helps your baby to prevent cavities, practice good oral hygiene, proper nutrition, and developmental milestones. Also, it will be a pillar foundation for your child to set strong teeth and healthy gums. Grab this opportunity to educate yourself to help your baby for a lifetime of healthy smiles.

Caring Tips you Should Know for your Baby's New Teeth:

  • Parents should take extra care as soon as the teeth emerge from the gum.
  • Rub baby's gum with a clean soft cloth twice a day
  • Use a soft-bristled toothbrush for cleansing to avoid food debris and bacteria
  • Add fluoride to the baby's diet to prevent tooth decay
  • Stay tuned for healthy oral habits and good hygiene from the early years and be healthy in preparation for permanent teeth.

If your baby is going through the teething process and you are confused about how to relax them, schedule your first dental appointment with an experienced and compassionate dentist- Dr. Zachary I. Boger. You can reach him at SAN JOSE, CA 2074 Forest Avenue Suite 3, San Jose, CA 95128. Call us at (408)-286-3229 to book an appointment.

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