If you follow pop culture at all or watch late night television, you may have caught a headline about Demi Moore losing two of her front teeth due to stress. Read more
The cause of dental pain is not always clear. If it comes on quickly, it could be pieces of food that were stuck in a cavity and irritating the nerve in the tooth. Losing a filling or crown may expose a nerve in the tooth which result in pain with hot or cold.
Self-care is no longer simply practical. There seems to be new products and practices coming out all the time so it’s no surprise to see something new with flossing.
The microfiber coconut-oil-infused floss from Cocofloss is said to better scrub and clean teeth. At $8 per unit, it’s definitely not cheap.
As much as new parents love seeing a baby’s first tooth, it can bring some teething pain which can be managed with some home remedies.
Try these four tips if your baby experiences teething pain.
- Gently massage the gums.
- Hold a chilled washcloth against your baby’s mouth.
- Use a topical gel (but avoid benzocaine).
- Use a teething ring.
And consider taking your child to the dentist as earli as the age of one.