Reasons to Quit Sucking

Thumb and Finger sucking have some potentially bad consequences. This is why the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends intervention by age of three - the sooner they quit, the better.
Pediatric Dentists rate the NIPIT Hand Stopper #1 for stopping the oral fixation

NIPIT can save you THOUSANDS of dollars. The sooner they stop the less damage is caused.

Braces & Speech Problems

Braces & Speech Problems

Prolonged sucking may cause problems with proper growth of the mouth and alignment of the teeth and the roof of the mouth (ref 1), leading to expensive braces and speech therapy.

The NIPIT Hand Stopper is the only product designed to break the oral habit, and keep the fingers out of the mouth.

Germs make us Sick

Germs make us Sick

Germs stick to slobber, and slobber sticks to fingers. Don’t put those dirty fingers in your mouth!

The good news is that the mouth usually returns to its natural shape if thumb/finger sucking is stopped before age six.

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)

“…if they are still sucking their thumbs or fingers past the age of three, a thumb sucking mouth appliance may be recommended by your pediatric dentist (ref 2).”

Kids who stop sucking their thumb become more involved in social activities, and discover a new world quite literally at their finger tips!

Social Aloofness & Teasing

Social Aloofness & Teasing

By kindergarten kids who suck their thumb often become a target for bullying. Your child may end up spending time alone instead of interacting with the others.

Reasons to Quit Sucking

Thumb and Finger sucking have some potentially bad consequences. This is why the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends intervention by age of three - the sooner they quit, the better.

Pediatric Dentists rate the NIPIT Hand Stopper #1 for stopping the oral fixation

Braces & Speech Problems

Prolonged sucking may cause problems with proper growth of the mouth and alignment of the teeth and the roof of the mouth (ref 1), leading to expensive braces and speech therapy.

Germs make us Sick

Germs stick to slobber, and slobber sticks to fingers. Don’t put those dirty fingers in your mouth!

The NIPIT Hand Stopper is the only product designed to keep the fingers out of the mouth
Social Aloofness & Teasing

By kindergarten kids who suck their thumb often become a target for bullying. Your child may end up spending time alone instead of interacting with the others.

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)

“…if they are still sucking their thumbs or fingers past the age of three, a thumb sucking mouth appliance may be recommended by your pediatric dentist (ref 2).”

The good news is that the mouth usually returns to its natural shape if thumb/finger sucking is stopped before age six.