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Thumb Sucking

You may be concerned about your child’s thumb-sucking and wonder if it is harmful, at what age your child should stop, or what could happen if your child doesn’t stop.  First off, thumb-sucking is a natural reflex for children.  It serves many purposes; it makes babies feel secure and happy and helps them to learn […]

Preventing Decay of Primary Teeth

It is very important to try to prevent decay of your child’s primary teeth. As soon as teeth appear in the mouth, decay can occur. One of the risk factors for this “baby bottle tooth decay” is frequent and prolonged exposure of a baby’s teeth to liquids containing sugar. These liquids could include milk, breast […]