• 30 MAR 17
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    When Do Babies Start Teething?

    When Do Babies Start Teething?

    Baby teeth, otherwise known as milk teeth, temporary teeth and primary teeth, are the first set of teeth in the growth development of each human. Each baby’s eruption timetable varies, but it usually starts between ages 4 to 6 months and some are earlier or later.

    The first teeth to pop up are central incisors or front teeth, either the upper teeth or the lower teeth comes first. Next to erupt are the  1st set of molars, and then come the canines and the last set of molars. Every child will develop 20 primary teeth at the age of 3.

    Dental considerations:

    During tooth eruption all babies are in pain and discomfort, to ease their pain you can follow these tips.  Gently massage and clean the baby’s gum line with a clean finger, cloth or gauze. You can also use cold teething ring or pacifier.

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