For most babies the first tooth breaks through around 6 months (sometimes as late as 12 months!). Every baby experiences teething differently. Some have virtually no symptoms, while others suffer through months of teething pain and fussiness.

Teething is one of those milestones that usually leaves parents with a lot of questions: How do you soothe your fussy, uncomfortable baby? Will teething change what and how your baby eats? How to care for your baby’s teeth…and when to schedule their first dentist appointment!?

You’ll find the answers to these questions and more in this great article from

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