Problems related to thumb sucking and finger sucking — Overbite

Thumb Sucking - the less comforting side

Posted by Jayne Schembri on

Thumb Sucking - the less comforting side
All the dentists I have spoken to agree that prolonged thumb or finger sucking habits are detrimental to both a child’s teeth and their jaw. Added to this a G.P friend highlighted the risks of Paronychia. For parents of thumb sucking children, the outlook might include some rather unpleasant future orthodontist’s bills too.

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