Sooting a biter

Tips to consider if your child is a biter include providing teething rings, teething biscuits or cold washcloths for children who are teething and do not, under any circumstances, bite your child back.

Cleaning schedule for baby’s teeth

Your toddler will need her teeth cleaned at least twice a day. After breakfast and after her evening meal are ideal times because cavities form when the naturally occurring bacteria in her mouth combine with sugars in the food residues left on her teeth, producing an acid that attacks her tooth enamel.


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Teething and other problems

Many parents suspect that teething causes fever and diarrhea, but researchers say this isn’t true. source

When teething starts

Though timing varies widely, babies often begin teething by about age 6 mos. When the 2 bottom front teeth are the first to appear source

Teething and Biting

If your baby is teething, have a cool teething ring on hand so he will be less likely to sink teeth into someone’s arm. Source

Symptoms of teething

Many babies and toddlers get diarrhea or an upset stomach while teething.  Many also refuse to eat solid foods. –

The order of teeth

The first teeth that tend to appear are the two bottom front teeth, and these are usually followed 4 to 8 weeks later by the four front upper teeth.

Then about a month later the lower lateral incisors will appear, followed by the molars, and then finally the eyeteeth. However the order in which teeth appear will vary from child to child and so do not be alarmed if they do not come in this exact sequence.


When to visit a dentist

The American Academy of Pediatrics and most pediatric dentists say it’s a good idea to bring your child to a dentist around the time he turns 1.


Order of teeth

Teeth generally appear one at a time over a period of months, and often — but not always — in this order: First the bottom two middle teeth, then the top two middle ones, then the ones along the sides and back.