Thumbsucking by young children for long periods of time, cause changes to the palate, the nasal septum, and results in an anterior open bite. The resulting high palate causes a lifetime of breathing difficulty. The anterior open bite leads to tongue-thrusting. A high percentage of children with tongue-thrusts have the habit for life. There […]
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