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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Treating Thumb Sucking Now Could Reduce Orthodontic Treatment Later
...” The answer, unfortunately, is yes — thumb sucking can contribute to a malocclusion (bad bite) that could eventually require orthodontic treatment...

Five Guidelines for Improving Your Youngsters' Oral Health
... Thumb sucking is a normal, comforting habit that may begin in the womb...

Thumb Sucking: Harmless Habit or Potential Problem?
...Read on! Thumb sucking is a natural, comforting behavior of humans (and some other primates) related to nursing...

4 Reasons You Should Begin Your Child's Dental Visits by Age One
...We can advise you on all aspects of dental care, including brushing and flossing techniques, nutrition dos and don’ts, and how to handle situations like late thumb sucking...

Actress Emma Stone Reveals How Thumb Sucking Affected Her Teeth
...In a recent interview with W magazine, Emma Stone, the stunning 28-year-old star of critically-acclaimed films like La La Land and Birdman, explained how orthodontic appliances helped her overcome problems caused by a harmful habit: persistent thumb sucking in childhood...

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