The First Baby Tooths

The First Baby Tooths

One of the most important moments in the first year of a baby’s life is the birth of the first teeth.

The First Baby Tooths

These usually appear between 6 and 8 months, and the first teeth to appear are those of the front, in the lower jaw.

Learn more about the birth of the baby’s first teeth, what the symptoms are, and what care to take at this stage.

The first teeth

After the first two teeth are born, all the remaining teeth gradually appear, leaving the baby with the complete milk dentition until the 3 years of age.

The milk dentition consists of 20 teeth, 10 on top and 10 on the bottom, and the order in which they appear, and the moments in which they appear, may vary from baby to baby.

Symptoms of baby’s first teeth

When the teeth are about to be born, there are also signs that this will happen.

At this stage it is so normal for the gums to swell, the baby drooling too much and begin to put everything that surrounds it in the mouth. Here are the complete list of symptoms that can arise when the baby’s teeth are born:

  • painful and swollen gums;
  • the baby was very drooling;
  • the baby puts everything in his mouth;
  • irritation and crying;
  • difficulty eating.

Fever and diarrhea may also occur by this time, causing the baby to cry.

How to relieve symptoms

With the appearance of the first teeth, there also appears some discomfort caused by swelling and pain in the gums, which causes the baby to cry a lot, get angry and have difficulty eating.

Thus, to relieve the discomfort caused by the symptoms of the birth of the baby’s first teeth, you can do the following:

  • giving cold objects or food so the baby can bite, and thereby relieve pain and swelling.
  • massage your gums with your fingers using a baby-specific anesthetic ointment;
  • apply the rash cream if the baby’s chin becomes irritated and red with drool.

Care of baby’s first teeth

The daily care with the hygiene of the teeth should not be only with the definitive dentition.

It is essential that the milk teeth are cared for, in order to grow healthy, and thus, prepare the ground for the final dentition.

This way, parents should clean their cheeks, tongue and gums twice a day with a damp gauze, and use a toothbrush specific to the teeth.

Until the first year, you should only use water in the brush, just adding a toothpaste when you are 1 year old.

 

Gallery

When Should Your Baby’s First Tooth Come In?

When Should Your Baby’s First Tooth Come In?

Source: www.oralanswers.com

Baby’s First Tooth: 7 Facts Parents Should Know …

Baby’s First Tooth: 7 Facts Parents Should Know ...

Source: www.healthychildren.org

Baby First Teeth Timing

Baby First Teeth Timing

Source: babyfirst.com.pk

Your Baby’s Teething Timeline

Your Baby's Teething Timeline

Source: www.parents.com

Baby Milestone: My Baby’s First Teeth!

Baby Milestone: My Baby's First Teeth!

Source: www.disneybaby.com

A Quick Guide and Timeline to the Eruption of the Baby …

A Quick Guide and Timeline to the Eruption of the Baby ...

Source: arlingtontexasdentist.net

Parenting4Tomorrow: Teething

Parenting4Tomorrow: Teething

Source: parenting4tomorrow.blogspot.com

Baby’s teeth: What you should know

Baby's teeth: What you should know

Source: www.cnn.com

Baby Teeth

Baby Teeth

Source: www.oralanswers.com

How soon can baby start getting teeth? behaviour of baby …

How soon can baby start getting teeth? behaviour of baby ...

Source: beautyhealthtips.in

Stages of A Child’s Teeth Development

Stages of A Child's Teeth Development

Source: ppdsmile.com

Tooth eruption and teething in children

Tooth eruption and teething in children

Source: www.pharmaceutical-journal.com

TOOTH ERUPTION IN PRIMARY TEETH

TOOTH ERUPTION IN PRIMARY TEETH

Source: www.achildsbestsmile.com

Teething / Baby’s First Tooth

Teething / Baby's First Tooth

Source: www.medindia.net

Teething babies: how to ease the distress

Teething babies: how to ease the distress

Source: www.babycenter.com.au

Baby

Baby

Source: nl.wikipedia.org

Baby Teeth

Baby Teeth

Source: bloommaternity.wordpress.com

Milestone Alert: Our Baby’s First Tooth!

Milestone Alert: Our Baby's First Tooth!

Source: noahsdad.com

By the skin of her teeth

By the skin of her teeth

Source: happyellaafter.com

Tooth eruption

Tooth eruption

Source: www.studiodentaire.com