Many young children are seen sucking on their thumb or fingers as a way to self-soothe and, up until the age of 4, this is fairly harmless. However, once they are over the age of 4, these habits can have a detrimental effect on their oral health
, creating an uneven bite. At Arlington Dental Excellence, our dental team
is trained to help our pediatric patients and educate their parents on the best ways to prevent these habits.