lunes, 8 de junio de 2020

Why Is Thumb Sucking Harmful?


Thumb Sucking is a natural reflex actor of babies, this action provides comfort, tranquility and pleasure. This habit also induces them to sleep at bedtime.

According to the ADA, after 4 years there are consequences for prolonged sucking. These consequences are in the development of the jaws and teeth.


It is important to take the child to an orthodontist to stop the suction and thus avoid complicated consequences such as: open bite and alignment of the permanent teeth.


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