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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... around the thumb. I have two thumb sucker children and I just let them be. Most dentists will say get rid...
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...
Breastfeeding and Thumbsucking? by BreastFeedingMums .. Patient Expert and sucked my thumb until I was around six years old. Why am I telling you this? Well I read... than babies who aren't. And furthermore, of those breastfed babies who do suck their thumbs, babies...
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. 
Questions About Total Mouth Care for Children by Dr. Ellie Phillips I do not raise any alarm about thumb sucking for a child of 3 years old. Any worry... sucking his fingers (he is almost 3)? Thank you so much for your advice...
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...
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...
Green Tip: Encourage Green-Thumbed Children by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert on their own (younger children will need some supervision, of course). Cornell University's "Greener Voices" study suggests that children are more engaged in learning when they are responsible for planning and decision...

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