Thumb sucking, pacifier use, and prolonged feeding bottle use are all common habits that many infants and Toddlers enjoy. While these habits may provide comfort and soothing for little ones, unfortunately if they continue into childhood problems can develop. This is because thumb sucking, pacifier use and drinking from a feeding bottle can all pose risks to your child’s dental health and development if continued long term. In this blog, we will compare the risks associated with these three habits.
The average treatment time with braces, for overbite and other similar issues, is approximately two years. However, factors such as how well your child cleans their teeth can play a part in increasing that time.