The Effects Of Pacifiers On Your Child’s Dental Health

As a parent, you’re surely familiar with the calming effect of pacifiers. However, you’ll also want to be aware of their potential negative impact.

Key takeaways:

  • The overuse of pacifiers can lead to a misaligned bite.
  • Crooked and misaligned teeth can also be caused by the prolonged use of pacifiers.
  • Most dental experts recommend stopping the use of pacifiers by age 2.

Your dentist can offer practical guidelines on how to use a pacifier without affecting your child’s dental health.

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