News — malocclusion

Our Child's Addiction - A $7000 Habit

Posted by Jayne Schembri on

Our Child's Addiction - A $7000 Habit
Our son's first appointment with the orthodontist - confirming the damage caused by his prolonged thumb sucking habit. The first stage in our journey to correct his teeth, bite and profile.

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Thumb Guards – The ultimate beginner's guide

Posted by Jayne Schembri on

Thumb Guards – The ultimate beginner's guide
Our thumb guards help deter children from sucking their thumb or fingers in two ways. First, the guards are a visual reminder to children not to suck. Secondly, they form a barrier between the thumb or fingers and the mouth roof. This reduces the comforting sensation typically gained from sucking.

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Thumb Sucking - A Cautionary Tale

Posted by Jayne Schembri on

Thumb Sucking - A Cautionary Tale
Goldilocks, Red and the tale of Little Suck-a-Thumb a light hearted look at cautionary tales.

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