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What is your experience with an oral device to prevent a child from sucking the thumbs?

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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics

In brief: Works sometimes

Oral dental devices can aid in stopping thumb sucking but some kids will ciontinue despite the devices.
The best advice is to try and ignore it as much as you can. If they are older you can use positive rewards for stopping ( behavior modification).

In brief: Works sometimes

Oral dental devices can aid in stopping thumb sucking but some kids will ciontinue despite the devices.
The best advice is to try and ignore it as much as you can. If they are older you can use positive rewards for stopping ( behavior modification).
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