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What effects does sucking on a pacifier have on teething?
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Dr. Cristina Carballo
Pediatrics - Neonatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Apparently, it can increase the risk for "buck " teeth, or teeth that are malaligned.

In brief: Depends
Apparently, it can increase the risk for "buck " teeth, or teeth that are malaligned.
Dr. Cristina Carballo
Dr. Cristina Carballo
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
In brief: During teething
During teething it is actually likely that they will chew on the pacifier and it will actually help cut the teeth, so no prob.
But know too that pacifiers can cause bone malformations and tooth alignment problems if used too long, beyond age 5 especially.

In brief: During teething
During teething it is actually likely that they will chew on the pacifier and it will actually help cut the teeth, so no prob.
But know too that pacifiers can cause bone malformations and tooth alignment problems if used too long, beyond age 5 especially.
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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