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Striving For Early Healthy Teeth For Your Child? Break The Thumb Sucking Habit

There are many concerns that bring parents and their young children to the orthodontist and one of the most complicated issues to deal with is thumb sucking. Compared to developing a new habit that’s beneficial to your child like tooth brushing, breaking a habit like thumb sucking can be a challenging experience. Infants and young Read more about Striving For Early Healthy Teeth For Your Child? Break The Thumb Sucking Habit[…]

What Are The Pros And Cons Of Pacifiers And Thumb Sucking?

Babies will suck on objects as a reflex to soothe themselves when they’re not nursing. This is why many babies will suck on a pacifier or their thumb when they’re sleeping or relaxing. Parents may be concerned about the effects of pacifiers and thumb sucking, but both habits have their pros, cons, and ages when Read more about What Are The Pros And Cons Of Pacifiers And Thumb Sucking?[…]

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Cold And Flu Season Is Coming! Is Your Home Ready?

Cold and flu season is coming up fast. You’ve prepped your kids with hand-washing techniques, you’ve taught them proper sneezing etiquette, and you’ve taken them to get their flu shots. But how prepped is your house? To help keep the germs at bay throughout the fall, here are a few cold and flu-fighting materials to Read more about Cold And Flu Season Is Coming! Is Your Home Ready?[…]

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Nail Biting Vs. Thumb Sucking: Which Is Worse For Your Child?

Many people have bad habits, but some bad habits can be problematic for your health. Two of the most common habits seen in kids are thumb sucking and nail biting. Both nail biting and thumb sucking have been proven to help expose kids to weakened allergens at an early age, which helps to reduce their Read more about Nail Biting Vs. Thumb Sucking: Which Is Worse For Your Child?[…]

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4 Things That Will Keep Your Child Healthy This School Year And 1 Thing That Won’t

The kids are headed back to school and allergy season is nearly over. Unfortunately, the war between your child and germs has only just begun. Germs go where people go, which makes your child’s school a breeding ground for bacteria. That doesn’t mean your kids can’t be ready for battle. Here are four things your Read more about 4 Things That Will Keep Your Child Healthy This School Year And 1 Thing That Won’t[…]