Are Pacifiers okay for my Kids?

Well, like most things, the answer is … … it depends. Sucking is a very natural and calming thing for a baby to do. I have given each and every one of my 5 kids a pacifier. None of them are delayed in their teeth coming in, have any speech problems, or had...

The Trouble with Thumb Sucking

Dr. Jim Ellis, DDS: The Trouble with Thumb Sucking Is allowing your child to suck their thumb a bad thing? Yesterday, I talked about letting your child suck on a pacifier and basically said that I had no problem with that. I feel, that letting your child suck on their...