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Teething is normal part of every child’s life. Unfortunately, in many cases, it can be painful or discomforting for your child.

Give your child a break with teething treatments. To learn more about teething, please read the following:

– If while your child is teething, he begins to run a fever or has rashes that are unexplainable, he should be treated as soon as possible.

– If you are looking for safe and effective products to use to help your child deal with the pain and discomfort of teething, try using products designed for teething including teething rings.

– Stay away from teething tablets for children under 2. Instead, use small chilled spoons or gauze pads.

– Symptoms of teething discomfort include variations in appetite, sleep patterns, fussiness, or an increase in drooling.

If you are concerned about your child’s teeth, or it is time for an appointment, come in and see us. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Ed Perdue and the team at Dr. Edward Perdue Pediatric Dentistry at our  office in Nashville, Tennessee, by calling us at 615-662-2191. We will happy to help give your child a healthy smile.