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Teething Associated with Pain and Discomfort

teeth health smile dentist childrenParents are advised against giving their young children painkillers during teething. There are better ways of soothing baby such as applying pressure.

Key takeaways:

– 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.”

Read the full story here
https://consumer.healthday.com/dental-and-oral-information-9/misc-dental-problem-news-174/teething-tips-from-dental-specialists-716985.html

Dr. Sam Etemadi DDS Lund University – Sweden July 1998

Dr Sam Etemadi DDS graduated from Lund University in Sweden with a degree in dental surgery (DDS) in 1998. His career has encompassed both national health and private practice with a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry. Dr Etemadi also has a special interest in endodontics (root canal treatment) and holds a certificate in endodontology gained from University of Chester.