Middletown Dental
Dr. Pradeep Sukumar, DMD, MPH

Are thumb-sucking and pacifier habits harmful for a child's teeth?

Children's Dentistry | Middletown Dental | Middletown NJThumb and pacifier sucking habits will generally only become a problem if they go on for a very long period of time. Most children stop these habits on their own, but if they are still sucking their thumbs or fingers past the age of three, a mouth appliance may be recommended by your dentist. Contact our Middletown, NJ dental office to schedule an appointment today. 

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