When can thumb-sucking cause damage to the teeth?

/When can thumb-sucking cause damage to the teeth?

When can thumb-sucking cause damage to the teeth?

Normally, if the child has discontinued the habit of thumb-sucking by the age of 5 years, there is no permanent harm. If the child is a strong and persistent thumbsucker, this might result in moderate to severe tooth movement and hindrance of normal growth process of bone.

2016-04-26T17:52:25+00:00 April 26th, 2016|