As a parent, one of the hardest things to witness is your child in pain. Unfortunately, there are some things that your child just has to experience— including falling off of a bike and experiencing teething pain. And although most teething gels aren’t popular anymore due to some of the ingredients that were put in them, there are some other solutions that you can use. To help your little love find relief and comfort, try using these three tips listed below. Read on to learn more.
If you are on the go like most parents, then you are looking for a fast and easy way to help your teething tot find comfort. Try giving your little one a cold, wet washcloth to munch on while you’re on the road. The cold temperature combined with the rough texture will help them find relief.
As long as it is used in the correct doses, there is nothing wrong with giving your teething tot some ibuprofen (as long as they are over six months). By cutting down on pain and inflammation, ibuprofen is a fast way to help your little one start feeling like their usual self once again.
Massage can be a weird thing because even though it can be painful, it feels good at the same time. Similar to a back massage, massaging your child’s teething gums can help to alleviate built-up pressure and get rid of the pain in the process. To massage their gums, take a clean finger and getting rub the gums from side to side applying a little bit of pressure along the way.
Teething doesn’t have to be an awful experience for you and your child. By using the tips listed above, you can help them get through the teething process virtually scar free. To learn more about teething and ways to give your child relief, contact Broadway Family Dentistry today!