Open Access Mini Review

The Truth Behind the Amber Teething Necklaces

Merve Aksoy*

Health Sciences University, Faculty of Gulhane Dentistry, Department of Pedodontics, Ankara, Turkey

Corresponding Author

Received Date: August 16, 2021;  Published Date: September 13, 2021


Teething symptoms and patients’ way to overcome these complaints differs due to various factors. Among the well-known traditional methods and analgesic prescriptions, amber teething necklaces started to gain popularity. Skin contacted amber usage is believed to perform an analgesic effect, and this statement stands behind using these accessories as a teething remedy. However, is it all true or not? This mini-review aimed to state a decision on using amber accessories as a teething remedy and warn the practitioners about the potential hazards of these accessories.

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