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June 19, 2022
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The American Dental Association notes that both pacifiers and thumb-sucking can affect the proper growth of the mouth and alignment of teeth. They can also cause changes in the roof of the mouth.

Prolonged use can cause changes in the shape of the roof of the mouth. It can also prevent proper growth of the mouth and create problems with tooth alignment.  Infants who take pacifiers may find that sucking on one eases their pain, especially between feedings.

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