Home treatment usually helps
teething symptoms such as discomfort, drooling, and
irritability. But talk to your doctor if your child has other symptoms that
become severe or last longer than a couple of days.
talk to your doctor about any other teething concerns, such as if your
Has permanent teeth coming in
primary teeth are lost, resulting in a double row of
Has a small jaw or a birth defect of the mouth or jaw, such
Has any facial injury that
has damaged a tooth or gums.
Your doctor may refer
your child to a
dentist who specializes in children's teething
problems, if this seems to be needed.
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September 09, 2014
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