Baby teething can be an agitated time for both parents and baby. With the help of baby tooth chart, you will know when to expect and take care of these tooth. It’s easy as pie.
There are some key signs that you should look for before baby teeth are visible. Babies that are teething have the tendency to cry more, don’t eat, and there are changes in their sleeping pattern. Other than that, swollen gums and drooling are key signs as well.
Babies fist tooth will be one of the central incisors, which normally growing between 6 to 10 months. After that, the upper incisors will grow between 8 to 12 months. It is unusual for babies’ tooth growth to be off that period. However, there are children who get their teeth at 4 months and some not until their first birthday celebration.
Between 9 and 13 months, the upper lateral incisors will arrive. This will be followed by the lower lateral incisors which will emerge between 10 and 16 months. After that, both top and bottom molars push through the gum between 13 and 19 months. Second sets of molars are due around 25 to 33 months. Caine teeth will be the last to join the party, coming after 22 months.
If your baby is uncomfortable as he’s cutting his teeth, you can apply gentle pressure on his gums. This will distract you baby and relieves the uncomfortableness. Another option is to use teething toys to relief the pain. Put in in the freezer, your baby will love it when it is cold.
After the fist teeth grow, it is advisable that you brush your baby’s tooth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste. A tiny bit, around size of a grain should be good enough. new grow tooth tends to face the risk of decay as it is not completely mineralized. Fluoride helps to strengthen the tooth structure, making it more resistance to damage.