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Teething (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

teething, tooth eruption, baby teeth

Authors and Editors

Author: John Mersch, MD, FAAP

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Jesse Walck, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Ungar, MD, Medical Director, Chair Department of Emergency Medicine Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

REFERENCE:

United States. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "FDA Drug Safety Communication: Reports of a Rare, but Serious and Potentially Fatal Adverse Effect With the Use of Over-the-Counter (OTC) Benzocaine Gels and Liquids Applied to the Gums or Mouth." Apr. 7, 2011. <http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/
ucm250024.htm>.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/5/2013

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