Most babies start teething when they are 6 months old. This process often brings discomfort and pain, but there are ways of keeping these symptoms under control.
A gentle gum massage in the area where teeth are coming in can help temporarily reduce the symptoms.
Cold or frozen objects like toys or wash cloths can alleviate teething pain.
If nothing else works, ask your dentist about which teething gel is best for your child.
Your dentist can also offer more tips and suggestions on how to make your child more comfortable throughout.
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