Many parents wonder when does baby get teeth? It's a big moment when the first tooth appears in baby, and want to know when the teeth will come.
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When does baby get teeth?
Typically, the first tooth breaks through at 6 months of age. However, some babies are early and get their first tooth as early as 4 months. Again, there are other babies who are almost a year old before they get teeth. It's all perfectly normal. Milk teeth are already forming in the first stages, but typically don't erupt until around 6 months.
When does baby get teeth in the upper mouth?
Usually the two front teeth in the lower mouth erupt first. That's why many parents ask: when will baby have teeth in the upper mouth? Again, it varies, but will typically appear 1-3 months after the first teeth in the lower mouth.
When will baby have its last teeth?
By the age of 3, baby has all his teeth: 10 in the upper mouth and 10 in the lower mouth. The baby has its baby teeth until school age, when the adult teeth come in.
Signs of tooth eruption
- Baby drools more than usual.
- Gums become whiter and more taut
- Baby uses his teething ring a lot as his gums itch
How can you relieve tooth fractures?
Of course, it's not very pleasant for baby when the teeth erupt. The gums are tight and tender, and in some babies the gums can even bleed when they erupt. Some people think that babies can get a fever when they are teething.
A good way to help baby is by giving baby a teething ring. Preferably one that has been in the fridge, as the cold has a painkilling effect on sore gums.
Teething cup with water that can go in the fridge, so it can soothe
Here is a nice and cute teething ring from Playgro. It has been tested and approved by the environmental control, so it does not contain any harmful substances. The teether is designed with two holes so it's easy for little baby fingers to grasp.
You can buy this bite ring for 49 kr here
Sophie Giraffe teething ring and rattle
Sophie Giraf is a popular teething ring that you've probably heard of. An incredible number of parents have bought this popular giraffe. Made from the softest rubber, it's great for soothing sore gums.
Cooling bite ring with giraffe
Silicone teether with an option for a nice cooling effect. It's easy for baby to hold on to. Find teether here.
Rattle & teether from Sophie Giraf
A cute teething ring for baby. This is both a teether and a rattle in one. It's easy for baby to hold, and exciting to look at because of the pretty colours. See more about the rattle here.
If you want to read more about Sophie Giraf, you can also read our previous posts about their products.