Baby Teeth Development
Primary Teeth- baby teeth development
A baby’s first primary tooth usually erupts at about six months of age. The appearance of a baby’s first tooth is an exciting event for any parent. Like walking and talking, it is a milestone in development. Teeth usually grow in pairs. The emergence of the bottom (front teeth), followed by the incisors, lateral incisors and then again after the premolars and canines, and finally the molars. Generally to 3 years old, 20 teeth all at a time（baby teeth development）.
Naturally, parents want to make sure that their growing child’s teeth remain strong and healthy.
Teething- baby teeth development
The appearance of the primary teeth is commonly called ‘teething’ and many babies experience discomfort during this period.
Most babies are irritable when new teeth break through their gums. Signs and symptoms of discomfort include:
• sometimes accompanied by fever
• love drooling and eat hand
• more irritable, emotionally disturbed
• likes to bite when the feeding nipple or pacifier.
• Some babies also showed loss of appetite, heat or cold sensitive and do not want to eat food
• swollen gums or uneven, darker or lighter
Suggests- baby teeth development
• Washing your hands and then gently rubbing your baby’s gum with a clean finger
• Give your baby a teething ring or wet washcloth to bite. Teething rings can be chilled in the refrigerator before use to help manage gum swelling and pain. (Do not put teething rings in the freezer)- baby teeth development
• Giving your baby non-sweetened rusks to chew on
Signs and symptoms may appear and disappear over several days. Ask your dentist or pharmacist for advice before using any pain reliever specifically created for babies and toddlers. Never give aspirin to a baby or young child.