Teething is the eruption of primary or deciduous teeth from their development position within alveolar bone to break the gum toward the oral cavity. It is a natural, gradual, and pre...
Symptoms most often occur 4 days before eruption and resolve by 3 days after eruption.
Sign/symptom (percentage prevalence)
Gingival irritation (86.8)
Educating parents regarding common symptoms of teething and management options resulted in decreased use of pharmacologic treatment and increased use of other methods such as...
First dentist visit should occur with 6 months after first tooth appears, and no later than 12 months of age.
Routine well child visits with primary care provider
American Academy of Pediatrics. Oral health. https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/Oral-Health/Pages/Oral-Health.aspx. Accessed January 10, 2018.
8004003 teething syndrome (disorder)
247349000 painful teething (finding)
Use a chilled or rubber teething ring or gently rub or massage the child's gums with your finger to relieve the symptoms.
Avoid OTC benzocaine or lidocaine due to FDA boxed warning.
Sign up for a 10-day FREE Trial now and receive full access to all content.