Can Thumbsucking Cause Overbite? & How Can I Fix it?
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Can Thumbsucking Cause Overbite? & How Can I Fix it?

Not-nutritive sucking habits like thumb-sucking is an adaptive function that provides stimulation & comfort to babies. Usually, it stops between 2-4 years of age. However, if your child continues thumb-sucking after this age, it can cause various dental issues. 1 According to research, oral habits like thumbsucking lead to malocclusion (commonly known as bad bites). 2 Another study found that…

Pacifier Teeth: Risks, Prevention, and Solutions

Pacifier Teeth: Risks, Prevention, and Solutions

Parents often turn to pacifiers for comfort and even Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) prevention. However, if used for too long, these soothing tools can lead to ‘pacifier teeth,’ causing noticeable dental issues after age 5. Let’s discuss natural solutions for fixing pacifier teeth. Continue reading to understand better and address this common issue. Understanding…