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Sucking Thumb: My daughter does it…Any advices? by Laura Patient Expert My daughter will be six in March and still sucks her thumb. Sucking her thumb really calms... and she only started thumb sucking at the age of 2,5 years. I remember quite well that it was summer and she started...
Sucking Thumb: My daughter does it…Any advices? by Laura Patient Expert My daughter will be five in March and still sucks her thumb. Sucking her thumb really calms... and she only started thumb sucking at the age of 2,5 years. I remember quite well that it was summer and she started...
One-Third of all orthodontic patients are adults.  Seek an orthodontic consultation.  Tooth position  can be corrected at any age--it's never "too late". Good Luck! Dr. R. 
Medicine Monday- Bruising, Thumb Sucking and Anemia in Children by Dr. Sheila Cason Medical Doctor and a half year old to stop sucking his thumbs? Harry is a hard core thumb sucker and is just healing... when it started looking better and a lot less icky. This is not the first time that he has injured his thumbs...
Thumb-sucking, Comfort Object and Teddy Needs a Bath Product Review by Amy R. Patient Expert enough for piggies – and it looks so cute when it is up) She only sucks her thumb when she is holding Buddy.  I’m not really worried about the thumb-sucking because her dentist said it really isn’t a big deal...
Putting an End to Thumb-Sucking by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry cases. Most times, an open bite caused by thumb-sucking or similar oral habit can be corrected... in that it helps stop the thumb-sucking and retrains the mouth and face muscles, restoring proper function...
quitting thumb-sucking: it's not just hard on kids by Linda and Cara .. Healthy Living Professional When my kids were newborns, I clung fervently to the almighty pacifier as a soother - even learning to tuck the bottom half right into their "baby burrito" swaddling at night to encourage it to stay in place. As they...
I Decorated My AFO Brace! by Lee Patient ExpertHealth Maven Another day of breaking in my new AFO brace. It went pretty well, I am not as tired as I was yesterday, so that is good, and I got a lot of work done. I also decorated my brace...
Suck in Your Gut! by Heather J. advise ?bracing? the muscles - stiffening all of the muscles instead of sucking in - to protect the spine... why bracing your abs and keeping your head high works better in some situations than merely sucking in the gut...
14 Weeks by Tiffany Snook Patient Expert Your adorable little fetus is busy with thumb sucking, toe wiggling, and (not so cute but equally..., and possibly suck his thumb. Thanks to brain impulses, his facial muscles are getting a workout as his tiny...

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Prevention ... If you can, avoid using a pacifier and discourage thumb sucking. These can both eventually cause problems as the t ... » Read on
Prevention ... .  Discourage children from sucking their thumb or fingers, as this can have an effect on how the teeth de ... » Read on