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Your baby’s first teeth developing can be a difficult experience for both you and your child. Most teeth begin to appear as early as 3 months to 1 year old. This process can be uncomfortable and cause sleepless nights. However, there are things you can do to keep your toddler less irritable while they are teething.
What to Expect
Sometimes it can be difficult to tell when your baby starts teething. Below are a few symptoms to look for:
It has been thought that teething may cause fever and diarrhea, but research shows that this is not true. If your baby is experiencing any of these symptoms or they worsen, call us for an appointment.
What You Can Do
View the many different ways to safely soothe your teething baby below:
Tip: Contact us before using any teething medications or numbing gels that may pose a risk to your baby.
Teething is a difficult process for not only your baby, but also you. You can relax knowing your baby is more comfortable by using the tips above.
Also, don’t forget to schedule your baby’s first dental appointment as soon as their first tooth has fully emerged. Call us for an appointment today.
Optimal Dental Center of Reston
1801 Robert Fulton Dr., Suite 250, Reston, VA 20191