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How Can I Help My Child Stop Thumb Sucking?

Seeing your child sucking on his/her thumb, finger or pacifier can be an incredibly adorable sight. However, the habit can potentially have a negative effect on your child’s mouth and teeth development. So, how can you help your Little Hero stop? The following tips can help:

  • Praise your child for not sucking
  • Help your child find comfort and correct the reason behind their emotions. This will keep them from sucking to calm themselves
  • If your Little Hero is older, let them give input on methods that can help them stop sucking
  • Visit Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry! Our super sidekicks will explain the negative effects of thumb sucking to your child

Act Now Little Hero!

The battle for greater oral health can be long and tiring, but Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry is here to help! Our team of caped crusaders and super sidekicks are ready to put their heroic skills to work! Let’s put a brighter and healthier smile on your Little Hero’s face today!

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