Online Dental Education Library

Dr. Hart and his staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available.

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Encourage Your Child to Stop Thumb Sucking by Age 4
There's something universal about thumb sucking: nearly all babies do it, and nearly all parents worry about it...

4 Big Benefits for Beginning Early Dental Visits for Your Child
...We'll also help you work through other childhood issues like teething, thumb sucking or teeth grinding...

Watch for These Developing Bite Problems with Your Child's Teeth
...One possible cause is late thumb sucking, which can put undue pressure on the front teeth and cause them to develop too far forward while forcing the bottom front teeth further backwards...

Actress Emma Stone Reveals How Thumb Sucking Affected Her Teeth
...In a recent interview with W magazine, Emma Stone, the stunning 28-year-old star of critically-acclaimed films like La La Land and Birdman, explained how orthodontic appliances helped her overcome problems caused by a harmful habit: persistent thumb sucking in childhood...

Take Steps to Treat Chronic Mouth Breathing as Early as Possible
Many things can affect your child’s future dental health: oral hygiene, diet, or habits like thumb sucking or teeth grinding...