General Info about Thumb Sucking
Thumb sucking in children has always caused embarrassment to many parents. The parents were more concerned over the social embarrassment caused by this habit rather than the actual physical damage caused by it.
This silly habit as it appears to many parents not only causes abnormally arranged teeth but also implicates the mental state of the child.
Latest Publication and Research on Thumb SuckingA controlled study of the functional and morphological characteristics of malocclusion in prematurely born subjects with low birth weight. - Published by PubMed
A strange gingival swelling in an Italian child: a case of oral myiasis. - Published by PubMed
Prevalence and factors associated with anterior open bite in 2 to 5 year old children in Benin city, Nigeria. - Published by PubMed