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Can pacifier use be bad?

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Dr. William Coppola
Dentistry - Pediatric
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In brief: Try Ortho Pro

In recent years, pediatric medical discussion on the use of pacifiers has focused on the ability of non-nutritive sucking (nns) to seemingly have the ability to reduce sudden infant death syndrome (sids).
From a dental viewpoint, the use of pacifiers is recommended with caution as it can cause several changes in the way a child's teeth relate. Playtex ortho-pro has shown little orthodontic change.

In brief: Try Ortho Pro

In recent years, pediatric medical discussion on the use of pacifiers has focused on the ability of non-nutritive sucking (nns) to seemingly have the ability to reduce sudden infant death syndrome (sids).
From a dental viewpoint, the use of pacifiers is recommended with caution as it can cause several changes in the way a child's teeth relate. Playtex ortho-pro has shown little orthodontic change.
Dr. William Coppola
Dr. William Coppola
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Depends

It could be if the adult dentition has already erupted.
Leading to shifting of the teeth and an open bite. Can be a tough habit to break.

In brief: Depends

It could be if the adult dentition has already erupted.
Leading to shifting of the teeth and an open bite. Can be a tough habit to break.
Dr. Ronald Achong
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