How safe is Orajel for teething babies

I've heard the benzocaine in it makes the baby's gums harder and ends up making it take longer for the tooth to come in

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    06/27/14
    Beth
    I've never heard that before! We never used or amel, we just put amber necklaces on our kids. In the rare occasion that their amber isn't enough to ease the pain we use Punkin Butt Teething Oil
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