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Late Thumb-Sucking Could Cause Bite Problems

Of the many concerns pediatric healthcare providers hear from parents, thumb-sucking is definitely on the short list. Such a worry isn't totally unwarranted—persistent thumb-sucking could influence poor bite formation. But Read More

Thumb Sucking and Tongue Thrusting Could Cause a Poor Bite

There are many things to be concerned about with your infant. Thumb sucking shouldn't be one of them—at least not yet. Practically universal among young children, the habit normally Read More

Thumb Sucking One of Many Factors to Consider When Treating a Poor Bite

It’s true — thumb sucking beyond age 4 can cause bite problems for permanent teeth. But prolonged thumb sucking is just one of a number of possible contributing factors Read More

Know What to do to Ease Your Child Out of the Thumb Sucking Habit

Thumb or finger sucking is a normal activity for babies and young children — they begin the habit while still in the womb and may continue it well into Read More

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