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For many babies, teething typically starts around six months of age. Each baby is different, so even seasoned parents are looking for tips into how to make the teething process more comfortable for their child.
Those first few sprouts of baby teeth may appear incredibly endearing. However, parents would want to make their child as comfortable as possible during the teething phase since they can cause some discomfort as they work their way through your baby’s gums.
Understanding the signs, knowing what to look for, and arming yourself with knowledge on what to do can help smooth some of the hazards of teething and create a more comfortable experience – not just for your baby, but for you.
Here are some tips from your Dallas dentist that will help safely soothe your baby through the process:
It is quite normal for your baby to feel irritable or fussy, experience a loss of appetite, or have difficulty sleeping during the teething stage. However, if your baby develops a rash, has diarrhea, or fever, it’s best to consult with your doctor. For more tips on how to help soothe your teething baby, feel free to get in touch with your Dallas dentist at Dallas Dental Wellness.