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A Children’s Dentist in Hutchinson on Thumbsucking

September 19, 2016

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_ringler @ 4:14 pm

Is thumbsucking bad for teeth? Thoughts from a children’s dentist in HutchinsonTime really does change everything. You used to love to watch your child cuddle up with a toy while sucking their thumb; it was one of the few comforts during those rough first years of parenting. A few years later they are running up to you, telling you what they want to eat, but you can’t understand them because their thumb is planted firmly in their mouth. You’re concerned with what the thumbsucking might be doing to their teeth as they are coming in. Is it really that bad? How can I get them to stop? Drs. Grant and Melissa and Justin Barnhart, all children’s dentists in Hutchinson, give you the facts. (more…)