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Side Effects of Thumb Sucking

Many children turn to thumb sucking as a way to help them feel secure and comforted. It is a habit that begins at a very young age — sometimes while in the womb — and can last for many years. While this isn’t a dangerous habit, it should be stopped before a child’s permanent teeth come in. Let’s talk about several side effects that may occur if ...

Category: Children, Dental Facts