We’ve been featured in Contemporary Pediatrics!

In the May, 2018 volume 35 issue of Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr. Farber details several observations and tips for office practices. Among them, he writes about TGuard. Item 6 on his list of 8 items: “TGuard, formerly ThumbGuard, devices (MED et al, Incorporated; Matthews North Carolina) can be useful for thumb-sucking. Bitter-tasting products that are applied Read more about We’ve been featured in Contemporary Pediatrics![…]

We’ve been featured in Charlotte Smarty Pants!

From: http://charlottesmartypants.com/2015/02/smarty-health-corner-stop-thumbsucking-matthews-co-tguard-products/#more-47836 From the Smarty Health Corner: Stop Thumbsucking in 30 Days with Matthews Co. TGuard Products! written by Guest Blogger February 26, 2015 By Kelly Reed Keeling, mom of two (ages 9 and 10) In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month, we’re giving a shout out to TGuard, a Matthews, NC-based company with over 15 years Read more about We’ve been featured in Charlotte Smarty Pants![…]

Can thumb sucking increase sickness among children?

By David Hutto As an adult you surely would not dream of running your hands over multiple surfaces and then licking off the collected bacteria and viruses. Yet children who suck their thumbs are doing exactly this. As parents will testify, even without thumbsucking, young children consistently bring home colds and illnesses picked up from Read more about Can thumb sucking increase sickness among children?[…]

Bullying and Thumb Sucking: The Social Impact of the Habit on Children

By David Hutto Picture a child in first grade standing on a school playground, watching other children kick a ball. The child wants to play and moves toward the other children, then asks, “Can I be in it?” Instead of an expected answer like “OK, you be on that side,” the child is told “No, Read more about Bullying and Thumb Sucking: The Social Impact of the Habit on Children[…]