Thumb sucking is a common habit among infants and young children. They often suck their thumbs to calm down or fall asleep. It is not a bothering habit until a certain age. However, if your child continues doing that after their first permanent teeth start developing, thumb sucking can become a problem and affect your child’s oral health. If you think your child is doing it for too long, a board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Sona Isharani at Triad Pediatric Dentistry from Greensboro, North Carolina, provides a list of practical ways to help your child stop thumb sucking. Practical Tips to Help … Continue reading
My 5 year old had about 12 cavities and needed a ton of work, but since she was so anxious and apprehensive we had to put her under anesthesia to do all of the work. Dr Sona and her staff made the process so easy. My daughter went to sleep after blowing up a balloon and never knew about the IV or tubes associated with the anesthesia. I would recommend her for children who are apprehensive about the dentist.Erika K.