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Mom Tales: Sucking Their Thumb Will Give Your Child Buck Teeth.

April 21, 2016
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We love hearing and weighing through the many stories, tales and superstitions passed down from generation to generation. Some may be true – some not. Read our newest Mom Tale below and weigh in on your experience!

Sucking Their Thumb Will Give Your Child Buck Teeth.

We’ve heard this repeatedly – if you allow your child to suck their thumb, they’ll ruin their teeth. Could this be possible? We’ve also heard that dentist say not to worry so much whether or not your child’s ‘baby teeth’ protrude a bit – they’ll soon be replaced by their permanent teeth.

When you take a moment to think about it, it appears to be a natural instinct. Many ultrasound pictures seeming to display a thumb propped up into the mouth.

Read more and weigh in on our Mom Tales series.

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