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Self-Assessment Questions - Chapter 8


It can result in enamel wearing of the front and back teeth.



3. True or False? Nonnutritive sucking occurs in approximately 50% of all babies.


4. Which of the following factors have been shown to be associated with a prolonged nonnutritive sucking habit?
First-born child.
Younger maternal age.
Less education by primary caregivers.
Breastfeeding.
All of the above.

5. Which of the following is the most common effect of a prolonged thumb sucking habit? Maxillary constriction.
Posterior open bite.
Upward movement of central incisors.
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder.
All of the above
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