thumb sucking


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Related to thumb sucking: nail biting
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thumb sucking

n succión f del pulgar (form), (el) chuparse el pulgar
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The prevalence of bruxism, object biting, thumb sucking and tongue biting was significantly (p<0.
It is in the fifth tale, about thumb sucking (with the subtext of not taking things for granted) that a richer story develops.
In the pavillion, useful information is given to visitors about the right toothbrush and toothpaste, dental hygiene during pregnancy, the impact of smoking on dental health as well as thumb sucking and teething issues.
The frequency of thumb sucking was used in the sample size calculation because it resulted in the highest number of individuals.
Duration of pacifier use, thumb sucking may affect dental arches.
Long-suffering Fulham fan Big Rich has put forward their former Argentine striker Facundo Sava, who hid a mask in his sock which he whipped out to wear every time the ball went in, while EMPR10 has brought Francesco Totti's thumb sucking, in tribute to his bambinos, to our attention whenever the Roma legend scores.
From an orthodontist's perspective, you can argue that a dummy is a better option than finger or thumb sucking as you can control use of a dummy and reduce it in a planned way.
Palatal bar when constructed forward and bent downwards in the mouth serves as a thumb sucking habit-breaking device.
Regarding to frequent thumb sucking, two subjects of the study group and two subjects of the control group were found to have this habit.
Summary: DUBAI -- Thumb sucking is a natural habit which develops in babies during the period of infancy.
And as for the critics who claim that sucking a dummy may interfere with the alignment of teeth, the same applies to thumb sucking which, in my book, is also to be encouraged.
As such, it is thought at times to be benign in a manner analogous to habits such as thumb sucking and nail biting.