Skip to content

    Health & Baby

    Teething Directory

    Teething occurs when your baby's first set of teeth, called primary teeth, break through the gums. Teething usually begins around 6 months of age. But it is normal for teething to start at any time between 3 months and 12 months of age. By the time your child is about 3 years old, he or she will have all 20 primary teeth. Some babies are fussier than usual when they are teething. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about teething, what it looks like, how to make your baby more comfortable when it occurs, and much more.

    Basic Information

    More About Teething

    When should you take your child to the dentist? How can you protect against kids' cavities? WebMD asked an expert.

    Read Full Article

    Slideshows & Images

    Teething News Archive

    Today on WebMD

    mother on phone holding baby
    When you should call 911.
    parents and baby
    Unexpected ways your life will change.
    baby acne
    What’s normal – and what’s not.
    baby asleep on moms shoulder
    Help your baby get the sleep he needs.

    mother holding baby at night
    mother with sick child
    Chinese mother breast feeding newborn baby girl
    Track Your Babys Vaccines
    Baby Napping 10 Dos And Donts
    Mother with her baby boy
    baby in crib
    baby gear slideshow