Even while baby teeth are developing, kids can already start to develop bad biting habits. These habits can start in childhood but have the potential to progress into adulthood, which can affect your child’s long-term dental health. You can prevent your children from developing these habits by knowing what to look for and how to avoid bad biting habits.
Below are a few of the most common bad biting habits that children develop:
Bad habits that develop in childhood can be much harder to break in adulthood. If you notice your child exhibiting any of the above behaviors, it’s important to work on breaking them early. Many biting problems are due to stress or anxiety, so try and determine your child’s stressors or triggers.
If you’re concerned about your child’s dental health and would like to make an appointment for a dental cleaning and a checkup, please contact Little Rockies Pediatric Dentistry today. Our child’s dentist is located in Parker, Colorado.