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A 55-year-old member asked:
39 years experience in Dentistry
No: What are you experiencing ? Pain in the gums ? See a dentist or periodontist( gum specialist).
A 54-year-old member asked:
34 years experience in Dentistry
Teething pain: As teeth erupt into the mouth they push on the gums causing discomfort, the natural reaction is to bite on something as pressure on the gums over the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
17 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
A few: Pain, fussiness, low grade fever, change in eating habits. Consult your pediatrician.
A 29-year-old female asked:
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Varies: Some babies may have more drooling, more crankiness, fussiness with feeding, possible mild/slight fever, loose stool etc. And of course seeing/feeling ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
28 years experience in Pediatrics
Ring, tylenol (acetaminophen): It may help to massage your baby's swollen gums with your finger for 2 minutes. A teething ring may be useful. tylenol or Ibuprofen can also be used ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Teething: Babies usually start teething at 4-6 months.
A 36-year-old female asked:
45 years experience in Dentistry
Bagels!: I like frozen cocktail bagels. The cold numbs the gums, the hard bread helps push the teeth out, and the kids seem to like working on it.
A 45-year-old member asked:
40 years experience in Dentistry
Topical anesthetic: The baby will eat when hungry enough. No need to coax or worry.
SOFT foods and COLD foods will make it easier.
Teething on a liquid-filled ring jus ... Read More
A member asked:
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Alertly: Most teeth erupt without causing pain. So, when you think it’s teething pain, first be sure that there is no other reason for the crying: fever, injur ... Read More
A member asked:
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Teething tablets seem to help for most of my patients without any side effects. Cold teething items also are soothing for teethers.
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