The child had his first teeth
The first signs of eruption
For about two months, the crumbs may beginAbundant salivation - this is the first symptom of the shifts that have begun, but a few months will pass between it and the appearance of the first tooth. The sign that an important event is just around the corner is redness and inflammation of the gums, burning cheeks. The child pulls his fingers in his mouth, gnaws everything, often fits and cries.
Why does the child have a fever?
The tooth can come out easily, like a mushroom after a rain(The later the teeth begin to grow, the easier the baby will tolerate), but sometimes eruption is accompanied by deterioration of the condition. The baby begins a runny nose, sleep and behavior are disturbed, the temperature will try to - it looks like an ARVI, and sometimes it is: against the background of teething, immunity weakens, and nothing is worth catching any infection. But self eruption can cause a temperature jump. After all, the tooth needs to break through the bone tissue and gum - in fact, this is a local inflammation that can affect the body temperature. To understand whether a fever is a reaction to a tooth or a virus, only a doctor can. Often against the background of teething occurs the dilution of the stool. Asymmetry is a frequent companion of infant teeth, especially during the eruption stage. When the whole "kit" appears and the load on the jaw becomes uniform, the teeth will find the right position. A child under the age of four is dangerous to put braces: he can choke, suffocate, besides the baby is unable to take care of them. Sometimes for the correct formation of the jaw in infants use orthodontic pacifiers, creating the right pressure in the oral cavity. It is very important to give the baby the right breast: capturing the areola promotes harmonious development of the maxillofacial apparatus. And of course, it's better to get rid of the bad habit of sucking a finger.
Can anyone help crumbs?
Stimulate spontaneous processPruning with burrs and breadcrumbs is not necessary. Itching in the gums is good for removing gels with lidocaine and teethers, especially those that can be cooled: they perfectly remove the edema and anesthetize. (Just do not freeze them to ice: a stiff toy will injure the gum.) You can scratch your baby's gum with your finger, wrapped in a handkerchief (of course, both must be clean), or with a special silicone brush with a fingertip. Medicines that relieve pain and reduce temperature, a child can prescribe only a doctor.
Do I need to clean a single tooth?
In the last goals doctors recommend startingClean the gums with a baby using special napkins as soon as the first tooth appears. This process, especially with the use of various massage brushes, not only accustoms the baby to hygiene, but also facilitates eruption. In addition, bacteria that cause caries, colonize the mouth of the baby soon after birth, lack of teeth for them is not a problem, so that regular brushing of teeth becomes prevention of caries.
How to properly brush your teeth?
No horizontal brush movements: So she badly cleans the interdental space, but gradually erases the enamel. Teeth need to be cleaned from the gum to the edge from the top down and from the bottom upwards by sweeping and semicircular movements. The teeth are cleaned after each meal, but if this is not possible, ask the child to drink water or rinse the mouth to wash off the leftovers.
What should be the first toothbrush?
The first aunt the child is selected per year. It should be small, soft, with a short head and a comfortable handle, appropriate to the age of the child. Choose brushes from artificial bristles: they are more hygienic. You need to change them every three months.
When do I start using toothpaste?
When the baby himself takes a brush. Choose children's pastes with a mild taste, ordinary or gel. Baby pastes are harmless, so do not be afraid that the baby will swallow a bit. An adult toothpaste paste is not suitable: there are many abrasives in it, which can damage the tender enamel of the uterine teeth.
Bad teeth - is it forever?
Bad heredity can be adjusted,For this future mother needs to eat right, especially in the first trimester, when laying the fetal bone tissue, "Natural * calcium can be scooped from food, for example cottage cheese. Studies show that, even if dental caries is found on the baby's teeth, with proper prevention and proper oral care, he can not "spill over" to the growing permanent teeth.