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I think that whole thumb-sucking-ruined-teeth isn't so true. From a pediatric dentist: What Is Normal Thumb-Sucking Behavior? The majority of children suck a thumb or a finger from a very young age; most even start inside the womb. Sucking is a natural reflex for an infant, and it serves an important purpose. Sucking often provides a sense of security and ...
Both my kids sucked their thumb when they were tired or trying to go to sleep. My five year old outgrew it without any intervention. Dentist says her teeth look fine. Three year old is still at it, but I'm pretty confident he will outgrow it also as it is becoming less prevalent as he gets older. Thumb Sucking Doesn't Suck
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