thumb sucking


Also found in: Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to thumb sucking: nail biting
Translations

thumb sucking

n succión f del pulgar (form), (el) chuparse el pulgar
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Malocclusion is most often hereditary, but it can also occur due to other reasons such as childhood habits such as thumb sucking, pacifier use beyond age 3, and others, extra teeth or lost teeth, ill-fitting dental fillings, and jaw tumors.
ASSOCIATED RISK: Thumb sucking in children often leads to open bite, treated by Interceptive Orthodontics' techniques.
Both kids had a taste for mint-choc ice cream - and thumb sucking.
These include non-nutritive thumb sucking, mouth breathing, pacifiers, lower lip interposition/suction, tongue thrusting, nail biting, and jaw propulsion [4,5].
The prevalence of bruxism, object biting, thumb sucking and tongue biting was significantly (p<0.05) higher in the SG than the CG.
It is in the fifth tale, about thumb sucking (with the subtext of not taking things for granted) that a richer story develops.
"If they have a tooth problem, we suggest that they visit the dentist and if their teeth are in good condition, we ask them to go for a routine check-up on a regular basis." 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.
(4.) 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.
Our economic decisions are based on thumb sucking. Our economic predictions are based on thumb sucking.