Left behind months of waiting the long-awaited birth of your baby. In the first moments of life of the newborn you already go through a sleepless night, which are often the cause of "mythical" colic. In front of you a new stage - teething. Already since 3 months of age, the appearance of saliva, cold, temperature, and bad mood in children, pediatricians blamed on teeth.
Unfortunately, not all expectant mothers know that milk and permanent teeth begin to be put in a child long before his birth. For example, the oral cavity is laid on the third week of pregnancy, often when you have not even suspect about the kid. The rudiments of milk teeth are laid in the seventh week, and the first permanent teeth - the fifth month of pregnancy. Most often, future mothers are not even aware of what is happening to them during pregnancy (toxicosis, various diseases, as well as a lack of vitamins) in the future will necessarily be reflected in the teeth of their children.
Teething - how to help your child?
Teething - how to help your child? Teething causes a lot of complaints, tears and sleepless nights
. During teething gums red and swells, swollen bump appears white, but after a while, and the tooth, which during the movement inside the bone causing itching and pain
. These symptoms are virtually cease to bother the baby until the tooth did not come to the surface of the gums
. Between the 5th and 7th months amplifies salivation, which usually gives the kid a lot of discomfort
. During this period, children become more moody, irritable and restless, they have been disturbed sleep and loss of appetite
. The child begins to drag into his mouth and hard to chew and bite swollen gums toys and various items
. So often due to infection joined the child's condition is getting worse: there is diarrhea and fever, etc.
. While many parents find these symptoms normal teething, do not leave them unattended
Today, in order to facilitate the state of children, there are many different means, including gels, gums, which include the anesthetic lidokoin.
Milk teeth in children under one year:
- 6-7 months begin to erupt lower central incisors
- 8-9 months - the upper central incisors
- 10 months - the upper lateral incisors
- 12 months - lower lateral incisors
Milk teeth in children after a year:
- 12-16 months - first molars
- 16-20 months - fangs
- 20-30 months - the second molars
Permanent teeth in children:
- in 5-6 years - first molars
- in 6-8 years - central incisors
- in 8-9 years - lateral incisors
- 9-10 years - first premolars
- 10-11 years - fangs
- 11-12 years - the second premolar
- 12-13 years, second molars
However, these terms are rather conventional. Teething depends on many factors, and if your child is healthy, do not worry about how because of too early eruption, and because of the delay.
Oral care for children
As soon as the first baby teeth were cut, they are subject to aggressive environmental influences. On the teeth immediately begin to settle microbes that contribute to the formation of plaque. Plaque, in turn, it is a breeding ground for germs and active production of acids. Under the influence of these acids enamel of primary teeth quickly and easily collapses, forming a cavity. That is why it is important oral hygiene in children from an early age. Oral care recommended before the first teeth, wiping the mucous membrane of the gums and cheeks with a damp sanitary napkin.
Brushing your teeth for children (first erupted incisors) initially follows the same way. And only in the second year of life can be used for brushing and toothpaste containing fluoride. However, up to 6 years, children tend to swallow toothpaste, it is recommended to use children's toothpaste, which include reduced levels of fluoride. Until that time, it is recommended to brush your teeth with a damp soft toothbrush without toothpaste. For single tooth brushing in children under 6 years of age it is recommended to use a small amount of fluoridated toothpaste, no bigger than a pea.
The teeth in children: treatment and disposal
In his early childhood in children aged 2-3 years revealed high intensity of caries. However, in this age, to provide effective medical care is extremely difficult, so it is often necessary to carry out the treatment under general anesthesia.
Oral hygiene after tooth extraction:
After removal of the child dental doctor must give you recommendations for the subsequent postoperative period, which is usually strictly individual.
Accustom your child from an early age to a regular and proper oral hygiene, you will help him keep the teeth beautiful and healthy.