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When is the right time to quit thumb sucking?

by Jane Sarrow

Breaking the thumb or finger sucking habit is different with each child depending on motivation and age.  There is no reason why you have to jump into stopping the habit immediately if your child is 3 or 4 and under.  Although dentists agree the age to quit thumb sucking is as soon as possible and…

Baby Sucking Thumb in Womb: Details, Causes & More

by Jane Sarrow

Unborn babies do much more than just growing in size during pregnancy. One such astounding activity they engage in is thumb sucking. This is natural, and is a physiological response to stimulus. It is a totally natural and soothing action that many unborn children take in their warm, perfect world. Sometimes thumb sucking in the…

When to See Your Dentist About a Thumb Sucking Appliance

by M. Roberts, MD

Thumb sucking is a normal behavior that children should outgrow between two and six years of age. By the age of six the behavior has developed to a habit and begins causing permanent damage. While the permanent teeth are working their way out, if the habit is not, a thumb sucking appliance may be required…

Thumb vs. Pacifier, Which is Worse?

by Dr. Susan Lee, MD

Many parents are concerned about their child’s thumb sucking, finger sucking or pacifier use. You may be wondering at what age it should stop, or if it is harmful and what could happen if your child does not stop, and of the thumb and pacifier which is worse. Surprisingly, both the thumb and pacifier are…

T-Guard Coupon

by Jane Sarrow

Looking for a discount on the expensive T Guard thumb guard to stop thumb sucking? Searching for a coupon because the Aerothumb and Fingerguard products are too expensive? Want to save on the cost of replacement bracelets, which quickly drive your total cost to more than $100. Because of the high price this is a…