Thumb sucking is a normal and soothing habit for babies and toddlers. While most children grow out of this habit during their toddler years, some parents are faced with the reality that their elementary-aged child is still sucking their thumb.

Thumb sucking is usually harmful if it persists beyond the ages of 5-6 years. What long-term impacts is your child at risk for if they continue sucking their thumb?

An article by Dr. Samir Alaswad. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: THE LONG-TERM IMPACTS OF THUMB SUCKING