Are Pacifiers Safe For Your Baby’s Oral Health?

30 July 2019
30 July 2019, Comments: 0

Pacifiers are widely used for their ability to comfort babies and toddlers, but in some cases they could affect the development of your child’s teeth and mouth.

Key takeaways:

–  Using pacifiers beyond age 2 has been linked to teeth and bite misalignment problems.

–  Prolonged use can also interfere with jaw development, a problem that’s notoriously difficult to treat.

–  To avoid problems, limit the use of pacifiers to your child’s sleep or nap time.

It’s also a good idea to go for regular check-ups with your child’s dentist so that problems can be treated as soon as they appear.

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