Not Just The Teeth: How Thumb Sucking Can Impact Your Child’s Growth

For young children, thumb sucking is a normal form of oral stimulation that provides comfort. It also reduces the risk of allergy development. In fact, 95% of babies suck their thumbs on reflex. But once your child has reached the age of three or four, it may be in their best interest to start deterring Read more about Not Just The Teeth: How Thumb Sucking Can Impact Your Child’s Growth[…]

Back To School Shopping? Consider These 5 Unexpected Supplies

Back to School season is officially here. That means parents are on the move for new clothes, shoes, and supplies to give their kids everything they need to succeed in a new school year. But some helpful Back to School supplies aren’t common as those on your child’s supply list. 5 Unexpected Supplies To Include Read more about Back To School Shopping? Consider These 5 Unexpected Supplies[…]

Sick In The Sun: Common Summer Illnesses To Be On The Lookout For

When it comes to seasonal illnesses, many parents think of spring allergies and winter colds. But summertime has its own fair share of illnesses lurking beneath the guise of fun in the sun. Kids spend more time outside during the summer, which exposes them to more germs. This can be good for their immune systems. Read more about Sick In The Sun: Common Summer Illnesses To Be On The Lookout For[…]

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![…]