and while he’s relatively content while he’s awake to maintain a steady-state of manageable irritibility, his naps and nightime sleeping have pretty much fallen apart. quickly.
perhaps benzocaine salves like anbesol or orajel are a short term solution? on the downside, more then one resource advices against oral anesthetics because they can numb the throat and cause choking.
then again, maybe it’s time to rub a little whiskey on his gums. joking!
as always, anecdotes and advice are encouraged.