Helping Your Baby with Teething Pain

It is exciting to see your baby’s first tooth! Baby (primary) teeth begin to come in when your child is about 6 to 10 months old. For some babies, teething hurts. As teeth come in, babies might be cranky or drool more. They might have sore or swollen gums. And they may chew on things.

Helping Your Baby with Teething Pain

Topic:Oral Health

Keywords:Dental care

Resource Type: Fact Sheet

National Centers: Early Childhood Health and Wellness

Age Group: Infants and Toddlers

Audience: Families

Last Updated: February 1, 2018