Thumb-sucking: literature review.

E. D. Johnson, B. E. Larson

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A multidisciplinary literature review of nonnutritive-sucking habits is presented. The causes, prevalence, and risks of these habits are discussed, and factors that contribute to the severity of the habit are identified.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)385-391
Number of pages7
JournalASDC journal of dentistry for children
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1993


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