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If you’ve ever had a sunburn, you know the pain and discomfort that it can cause. Unfortunately, even the most vigilant parents may sometimes forget the sunscreen, resulting in kids with sunburns. Luckily there are a few ways to soothe the pain your child may be feeling from a summer sunburn.
Not only are sunburns uncomfortable, they can also be potentially harmful to your child’s health. Severe and frequent sunburns increase the risk of skin cancer. Because of this, it’s important to monitor the amount of time your kids spend in the sun and apply sunscreen liberally.
Below are a few ways to treat your child’s sunburn and ease their discomfort:
Here at Little Rockies Pediatric Dentistry, your child’s health and comfort are important to us. Please remember to stock up on sunscreen and stay burn-free this summer! To make an appointment for your kids to receive a dental checkup and a cleaning, please contact our Parker, Colorado pediatric dentist today.