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Thumb-sucking child
Will Thumb-sucking damage my child's teeth?

My child has a habit of thumb-sucking. Now it's a time for his teeth eruption. Will this habit damage teeth? Explain us in detail.

If the habit of thumb-sucking continuous for 3 to 5 years then the teeth will damage. if this habit continuous, after the permanent teeth eruption then will do treatment for occlusion or teeth alignment in proper way. There will be changes in the shape of the face, because of this we should make the child  to forget the habit of thumb-sucking as early as possible with the help of parents and pediatrician.

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