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Theories Of Thumb Sucking
 

Numerous theories are given by different people to explain the thumb sucking habit. These theories try to explain the etiology and implications of the thumb sucking.

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Treatment For a Thumb Sucking Patient
 

What factors should be considered when the treatment plan for a thumb sucking patient is decided? These factors help us to decide the approach of the treatment. .....

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Examination Of Thumb Sucking Patient
 

Examination of a thumb sucking patient by the dentist involves taking history from the patient and/or parents involving complete knowledge of behaviour,  habits .....

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Prevention Of Thumb Sucking
 

 

It is always better to prevent the habit to develop than to treat it afterwards. We should therefore take necessary .....

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Causes of Thumb Sucking
 

Knowing the cause of thumb sucking by child is important for treatment planning. Thumb sucking is not any disease but it is a habbit acquired by child over .....

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Treatment Of Thumb Sucking
 

Thumb Sucking in children usually starts at the age of 6 months, at times before birth. Children have a natural tedency to suck. This .....

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Habit of Thumb Sucking
 

Thumb sucking is defined as placement of the thumb or one or more fingers in varying depths into the mouth. Some children instead of sucking the thumb have the habit .....

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