Thumb Sucking & Your Child’s Smile

Are you aware of the risk factors associated with thumb sucking? Thumb sucking can cause problems with a child's teeth. Thus, it is especially important to eliminate the habit before a child's permanent teeth begin to come in. If your child does not stop sucking their thumb by the time they are 4 years old, bring them in to see... read more »

Are Pacifier Use and Thumb Sucking Healthy Habits for Children?

If your child likes to suck their thumb or loves their pacifier, you may wonder if this causes any problems for them. The truth is, sucking is a natural reflex for infants; they even suck their fingers in the womb. It helps babies to feel secure and happy as they learn and grow. There is a point, however, when thumb... read more »