It is very common for the baby to be upset during the teething phase , however, it will probably not be the last time you have pain in your mouth. Throughout life it is common for a person to face various pains and one of them, and the most annoying, affects the mouth. Children may suffer tooth or t
It is very common for the baby to be upset during the teething phase, however, it will probably not be the last time you have pain in your mouth. Throughout life it is common for a person to face various pains and one of them, and the most annoying, affects the mouth.
Children may suffer tooth or tooth pain due to very different causes besides the appearance of teething. We tell you in which cases your mouth can hurt and what we have to do in each case.
When the child has tooth or tooth pain
All or almost all of us know how annoying it is toothache, so much so that sometimes it paralyzes us and prevents us from doing other tasks, and that is that it can become very intense. Moreover, the pain of a tooth or tooth can radiate throughout the jaw and even the head. That is why, if the child complains of tooth pain, we must act as soon as possible to avoid unnecessary pain. This is what we should do: Observa - Observe the mouth of the child to rule out other complications: not all the pains in the mouth are an emergency, you do not always have to run to the dentist because, some pains may be due to causes beyond your control. teeth like
sores, earaches, or sinusitis . In those cases your pediatrician will recommend the appropriate treatment.- If the pain is caused by a tooth or tooth that moves: we must ask the child, above all, not give in to the temptation of moving the tooth with your fingers or tongue, something that will not only cause more discomfort , but also
can cause the displacement of the tooth that comes behind . If you complain a lot, we can rinse you with warm salt water, as it helps to reduce inflammation and reduce pain. You can also apply a bit of hydrogen peroxide with a swab in the area.- If the pain is produced by a new tooth that is coming out: you can apply a gel for pediatric gums, topical solutions or
analgesic or anti-inflammatory drugs. And, in addition, it is convenient to keep the child distracted to prevent him from thinking about the pain constantly. - In case of
caries : cavities are often observed with the naked eye. If on a first scan we realize that tooth or tooth have changed color with respect to others and has a brown, yellow or black tone we can put on the track of a possible tooth decay. We should ask the dentist for advice so that he can confirm and treat the problem. Until you come to the consultation, we can again administer anti-inflammatory or analgesic, as recommended by your pediatrician.- When the child has a broken tooth or tooth
: in those cases, it is advisable to go to the dentist urgently, if it is with the piece of tooth or tooth that fell, even better so that you can stick it again. It is possible that the stomatologist himself prescribes ibuprofen to the child to avoid the pain that may remain after the stroke.