Signs and Symptoms Associated With Primary Tooth Eruption: A Clinical Trial of Nonpharmacological Remedies

Mahtab Memarpour; Elham Soltanimehr; Taherh Eskandarian


BMC Oral Health. 2015;15(88) 

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The current study found no association between tooth eruption and systemic symptoms such as fever and diarrhea. However, mothers inaccurately reported slight increases in body temperature as fever. Low birth weight children had more teething manifestations than their normal birth weight counterparts. Use of a teething ring, cuddle therapy and rubbing the gums were the most effective methods to reduce symptoms.