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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Take Positive Action with Your Child's Thumb-Sucking Habit
...For most children thumb sucking begins to fade as their swallowing pattern changes...

5 Things you can do to Improve Your Child's Future Dental Health
...They can coach you on brushing and flossing techniques, and provide information to set your mind at ease about concerns like teething or thumb sucking...

Watch for These Developing Bite Problems with Your Child's Teeth
...One possible cause is late thumb sucking, which can put undue pressure on the front teeth and cause them to develop too far forward while forcing the bottom front teeth further backwards...

Actress Emma Stone Reveals How Thumb Sucking Affected Her Teeth
...In a recent interview with W magazine, Emma Stone, the stunning 28-year-old star of critically-acclaimed films like La La Land and Birdman, explained how orthodontic appliances helped her overcome problems caused by a harmful habit: persistent thumb sucking in childhood...