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Thumb Sucking – Part Two

Thumb Sucking – Part Two

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In this blog we will discuss the dental problems that arise due to thumb sucking and the different strategies to break the habit. It may be helpful to reread the last blog. Consequences of prolonged thumb sucking If thumb sucking … Continue reading

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Dental Care for Children – Thumb Sucking 101

Dental Care for Children – Thumb Sucking 101

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Psycology behind it Kids do it. So do chimpanzees and other primates. Many times it starts in the womb. It comforts, soothes and calms the child and provides an overall pleasurable sensation. When the habit is developed, a favorite finger … Continue reading

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Our office is now open. We are taking the following precautions to combat COVID-19;

  • A plexiglass barrier stands on the front desk in the waiting room.
  • All patients have their temperature taken with a non-touch digital infra-red thermometer.
  • All staff wear mask, gloves, gown, bonnet, goggles and face shield.
  • Hand sanitizers are readily available for staff and patient use.
  • Patients will wait outside or in their car until their appointment time.
  • No visitors are permitted in the office.
  • Social distancing will remain in effect in the office.
  • Patients experiencing influenza-like-illness (fever with a cough, sore throat or muscle aches) should not come to the office.
  • Air purifiers with hepa filters have been installed in each operatory and waiting room.
  • All COVID-19 precautions put forth by both the dental and hygiene boards have been put into force in the office.

We look forward to seeing you soon. 
Dr Axelrad and Staff