Beautiful Smiles in Biscayne Park: The Result of Early Orthodontic Treatment
As a parent, you notice how your child plays and what and why they put things into their mouth. Some children take to a pacifier to occupy or to soothe themselves, while other children may suck on their thumbs or another part of their hand for comfort.
By two years old, many children have begun talking. Since pacifiers and thumbs tend to get in the way of a child’s need to express themselves, many children shed these comforts of habit at an early age. But sometimes they don't. Prolonged thumb-sucking can lead to damage to the structure of their mouth. By 6 or 7 years of age, it is recommended that ...