Wooden Teethers vs. Silicone Teethers

Teething starts anywhere between four to ten months, and trust us; you will know once it does. Excessive crying, fussiness, drooling, restlessness, loss of appetite, red and swollen gums are all signs that your baby has started teething. Our poor little babies go through so much irritation and discomfort during this painful time in their lives. Fortunately, we have teething rings to help them get through this time and alleviate their pain.

Baby teethers can easily be found in the market, but many contain BPA, plastic, and many other harmful toxins that we don’t want anywhere near our precious one’s mouths. If your baby is currently struggling with teething, we are here to shed some light on the kind of teething ring for babies that is both safe and effective.

Pros of Wooden Teething Rings:


A major benefit of opting for a wooden teething ring over a plastic one is that wooden ones are non-toxic and free of metals, lead, chemicals, or BPA.


Wood is much more durable than plain plastic. Your wooden teething ring will outlast any plastic teether.


Wooden teething rings are generally made with beechwood which is sustainable and eco-friendly. The Macrame teething ring from My Luxeve is made of beechwood and cloth, making it sustainable and fun at the same time.


One major detail not many people are aware of is that wood has natural antimicrobial properties, making it antibacterial. Wooden teething rings mean less worrying about germs going in your baby’s mouth.

Pros of Silicone Teething Rings


Silicone teething rings are made of non-toxic material of the highest standard. While purchasing a silicone teething ring, make sure not to get necklaces or beads or bracelets as they could be a choking hazard for your baby. Silicone teething rings are also hygienic, hypoallergenic, and resistant to bacteria.

Easy to Clean

Just running them under warm water along with soap or popping them on the top shelf of your dishwasher does the trick. Washing it daily or every time it touches the floor is advised.


You can place silicone teething rings in the fridge or freezer before handing them over to your baby. The cool teether would soothe your babies aching gums.


They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, helping your baby learn new things while also grasping their attention. The different textures and shapes help with your baby’s fine motor skills, grip strength, and spatial awareness.

Fashion Accessory

Silicone teethers are downright adorable! They are available in so many different styles, making them the perfect fashion accessory for your little baby. My Luxeve has the cutest little teething wheel which isn’t just a teether but also a toy that can be used in the bath, at the beach, or in the car.

Here’s a little secret; you can have the best of both worlds with teethers made of both silicone and beechwood! My Luxeve has a few different teething rings that are made of both materials. Their oh-so-popular Koala and Fox teethers are two of many available on their website.

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