The Irritation of Teething is indicated by a hot, swollen and tender condition of the gums, fretfulness, irritable temper, refusal of nourishment, fever and thirst, and, if not relieved, diarrhoea with offensive motions, sometimes a troublesome cough, convulsions, and other serious results.

An Abnormal Dentition is indicated by a hot, dry mouth, swollen gums, tense, tender and shining, fever, disordered bowels, fretfulness, eruption on skin, diarrhoea, convulsions.