Phone: 910-778-8485 fax: 910-778-8477

2980 Ray Road Spring Lake NC 28390 Near Overhills Schools

Vincent Vissichelli, DMD

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

Specializing in the treatment of infants, children, teens and special needs patients.

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What to do when you Baby is Teething?

– Remove the drool on the baby’s face to prevent rashes from developing.
– Give the baby something hard or cold to chew on, making sure it is big enough that it can’t be swallowed or break into small pieces. Examples:
include refrigerated teething rings, pacifiers, spoons,
clean wet washcloths.
– Gently rub the baby’s gums with a clean finger.
– If the baby seems irritable, tylenol can be used.
– Topical teething gels sold over the counter  are not recommended
These gels can carry serious risks, including local reactions, seizures (with overdose), and methemoglobinemia.
-Regularly disinfect teething rings and objects and
wash hands to avoid gastrointestinal disturbances
and infections.

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