Baby Teeth & Teething

Teething can be an ordeal for your baby - and you! Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of teething, find out when babies start teething, plus get advice on how to ease your baby's pain. Plus expert advice on how to care for your baby's teeth, and when to make your first dentist appointment.

The Surprising Truth About Cavities

If you think your child is too young to need a dentist, you're wrong -- her teeth are at risk long before she's tasted her first piece of candy.

Baby Teeth: Frequently Asked Questions

What to expect and how to care for your baby's new teeth.

Dr. Alan Greene on Delayed Teething

My 1-year-old has no teeth yet.

7 Tips for Baby Tooth Care

Now that your baby's teeth are on their way in, it's time to start taking care of them. Even though this set will only be around for a short time, their health is essential to your baby's gums and those future permanent teeth. Make sure your baby's new teeth get the best care. Here are some practical tips.

6 Myths About Baby Teeth

Get the facts about baby teeth and get your infant started on the path to good oral health as early as possible.

The Best Teething Advice from Experts

No doubt about it: Cutting a new tooth is painful for Baby--and you. Luckily, we asked doctors for solutions to your biggest teething problems.

Baby's First Teeth

Penelope Leach, Ph.D., gives advice on what to do when your baby's first teeth come in.

Best Teething Toys

Here are some of our favorite teething toys help relieve your baby's discomfort and soothe sore gums.

Teething Fever: Baby's Rise in Body Temp Is Normal

Teeth-cutting doesn't usually push a baby's temperature high enough to be considered teething fever, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Mom-Tested Teething Advice

Our teething advice will help you take a bite out of this often painful milestone.

What Parents Need to Know About the Child Who Died Under Dental Anesthesia

Our hearts go out to the parents of the toddler who passed away during a dental procedure. And here's what parents can take away from this unthinkable tragedy.

How to Brush Baby's Teeth

Even if she's still all gums, you can take steps to keeping her heart-melting smile healthy. Use these tips when brushing baby's teeth.

Teething: When Does It Start? -- And End?!

Teething starts around 4-6 months but your toddler won't have a full set of teeth until around age 3.

6 Ways to Cavity-Proof Your Kids' Teeth

Even before Baby starts teething, you can help cavity-proof her mouth. These six tips will help protect that sweet smile.

Help! My Baby's Teething.

Tackle common teething troubles with these inventive solutions from real moms.

The Whole Tooth

Your baby is building a beautiful smile, but you hate to see him suffering from teething pain. We have soothing strategies to help you both grin and bear it.

The Surprising Thing That Can Boost Your Baby's Odds of Cavities

Researchers in Japan has discovered yet another reason to stub out your cigarettes: your baby's teeth.

This Mom Just Got So Real About Life With a Teething Baby

After a particularly hellish night with her daughter, one mom reached out to others on Instragram to let them know "this too shall pass."

FDA Warns Against Homeopathic Teething Gels & Tablets: What You Need to Know

There are now 400 reports of adverse side effects--including 10 deaths--associated with these products, according to the FDA.

The Fight Against Cavities: How to Care for Babies' Teeth

Tooth decay isn't something to brush off: It's actually the most common childhood disease. Save your kid's smile with these healthy habits.

Warning: Your Child's Sophie the Giraffe Teether Might Be Full of Mold

Several moms have shared photos of the popular teething toy with mold growing inside, although the company has not issued a recall.

How to Soothe a Teething Baby

Learn when your baby's teeth may appear, and what to do if they cause discomfort coming in.

Dental Experts Remind Parents, Toddlers Need to Visit Dentist by Age 1

While toddlers may only have a few teeth, experts say they need to be seen by a dentist within the first year of life. Dr. Paul Casamassimo, chief of Dentistry, explains that taking a proactive approach to infant oral care can make a difference that will last a life time. Watch as he provides some helpful information for parents and says that having tooth decay in baby teeth could affect a toddler's permanent teeth. Courtesy of Nationwide Children's Hospital

Baby-Teeth Basics

Steer your toddler clear of the dentist's drill -- and protect that perfect smile.

Babying Little Teeth

Even though your baby's primary teeth fall out, taking care of them is critical. We tell you the best way to clean your child's teeth.