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How to Stop Nail Biting in Adults

by Tessa Cuellar

Nail biting is a bad habit that forms for a variety of reasons, but once it does it’s difficult to stop. You probably already hate that you bite your nails but you can’t put an end to it. It’s okay. Adult Nail Biting Physical habits like nail biting are, by design, created to satisfy yourself…

Why NIPIT is #1 by Dentists

by Jane Sarrow

Nipit is designed for children to stop oral fixations and unwanted hand-to-face habits. It is optimized to stop thumb sucking and is 100% effective when worn properly, because by design it prevents stops the thumb or fingers from comfortably entering the mouth. Its simple, hygienic design is effective – this simple reason is why it…

How to Stop Oral Fixation

by Dr. Regina Lewis, MD Ph.D.

Breaking the oral fixation in your child can be traumatic for them, because you are removing one of their primary sources of comfort – one that has been there, in some cases, since before birth. With origins at infancy or even in the womb, the sucking instinct in babies is as natural as bees making honey. Stresses of childhood development through the early childhood stages often result in urges for sucking fingers, biting nails, or gnawing on objects.

How To Stop Thumb Sucking or Finger Sucking

by Jane Sarrow

Finger sucking and Thumb sucking is serious business for children. Digit sucking, as it is technically called in the medical field, is the first addition your child has ever known. And breaking an addiction, whether two years old or thirty-two years old, is difficult and needs plan in order to succeed.  Think of any habit…

Age Kids Stop Thumb Sucking

by Jane Sarrow

What is an inappropriate thumb sucking age? There is a lot of controversy about this among parents. Some parents see the thumb or finger sucking habit as a self-soothing behavior in young children. Some caregivers are not worried about germs and they think it helps the kids develop immunity. Most pediatric dentists recommend children stop around the age of two, while the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists (AAPD) – the most qualified institution – says to intervene at age three. What is the right answer…