Baby could be fussy and crying because they are uncomfortable as teeth pushing through the gums. Parents are left bewildered with what to do to ease the discomfort and pain.
– The child is their best teacher in the regulation of pain and pressure. They will know when and how much pressure to apply to relieve their pain and discomfort.
– You should provide a plain but solid teething ring which allows the baby to apply pressure on their own.
– Try massaging baby’s gums with a clean finger or a cooled washcloth to provide some relief.
“It’s important to respond to your baby when it comes to coping with the pain,” he said in a university news release. “Your baby may want more pressure or less pressure, so it’ll take a lot of experimenting to see what works and which areas of the gums are most sensitive.”
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Mohammed Binamin (Principal Dental Surgeon) BDS DRDP MFGDP MMedSci (Implantology)
Dr Mohammed Binamin is the principal dental surgeon at Widney Dental Care and a partner in the BST group of dental practices. In his role, he leads a team of Dental Professionals providing all aspects of NHS and Private Dentistry to patients in primary care.
In general practice, he takes a special interest in Restorative and Surgical Implant Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Intravenous Sedation and advanced Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry providing these services for his own and referral patients from local practitioners.