Archive | April, 2011

I have a two year old who sucks her thumb. Is this bad for her teeth?

Sucking only causes problems when it lasts too long, and the permanent teeth are coming in. Usually children stop sucking on their own between the ages of 2-4 years. However if a child does not give up the habit on their own, they continue to suck by age 4 and up, and are losing their baby teeth, it can become a concern.

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