You probably know that teething is an uncomfortable experience, but do you ever wonder when your little one’s first teeth should come in? Generally, the first tooth will erupt when your child is about four months old. Usually, a child’s last tooth will erupt before they’re two years old.
Luckily, while your child is teething, you may be able to keep them more comfortable.
As you might already know, you could help your child feel more comfortable by giving them something cold to bite on. Biting down could also make your child more comfortable, but could also break down their gums, making it even easier for the tooth to come in. Teething rings are also useful because they numb the sore area.
Naturally, you may also be able to use certain gels to numb the sore area. Naturally, this should keep your child even more comfortable. Still, please avoid using too much of this gel. Otherwise, you could numb your child’s entire mouth—which could be dangerous. If these numbing agents don’t work well, you could get a prescription agent. Vanilla extract could also help.
While your little one is teething, they may struggle to eat and to drink. Generally, we suggest giving them soft foods. Giving them flavored water, or flavoring their water, might also be enough to help your child stay comfortable. Distracting your child could also help.
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