Fun thumb & finger guards to help stop thumb sucking

Fun in the Sun Competitions

Now that the school summer holidays are nearly upon us we have two fun competitions for your children to enter whilst they are trying to give up thumb or finger sucking. We want to show children that stopping digit sucking can be fun and a positive experience, so let’s have some fun in the sun […]

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Thumbsie® Launches First Thumb Sucking Dental Clinic in Harpenden

We are very excited to announce that we have launched our first Thumb Sucking Clinic in July in a joint venture with Pure Dentistry, Harpenden to help children who are finding it hard to stop thumb and finger sucking which can lead to serious dental problems. Dr Dan Shaffer, Pure Dentistry said, “Prolonged and vigorous thumb sucking can create […]

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Big Achievement in the Small Awards

The National ‘Small Awards’ has announced its shortlists for the 2018 awards and we are absolutely delighted that Thumbsie® has been nominated as one of the finalists in the Digital Star category. The Small Awards targets the whole UK small business sector, focusing on businesses often overlooked by other awards.  In its second year it has […]

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Sucking Siblings who Stopped Together

“The whole thumb sucking thing has been a major battle for many years in our house…..” Sound familiar? Take heart and find out how this amazing brother and sister managed to stop sucking at the same time….and in only 3 weeks. Thomas (11) and Emily (8) have sucked their thumbs since they were babies, Thomas […]

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A sprinkle of Unicorn magic to help stop sucking

Natalie, a five-year-old former thumb sucker chose her beloved Unicorns to help her stop thumb sucking, which she did in just 2 weeks! In legend, it is said that a Unicorn horn contains special powers, but because the beautiful beasts don’t tend to be that easy to find, Thumbsie®has taken some of their magic and […]

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Not just for Thumbs – stop finger sucking too!

Caitlin has been sucking her fingers since she was 4 months old. Now, approaching 9, Caitlin’s dentist had begun to warn her about the hazards of continuing to suck her digits and the effect that it might have on her teeth, which were in danger of growing out of shape. Despite nagging, bribing and cajoling […]

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How to Give Up the Thumb Sucking Habit Successfully

Habits are quite often unconscious and that is why they are hard to break. The word habit comes from France and originally meant a ‘dress’ or ‘attire’ it is only relatively recently that it has come to mean a regular practice, one that is normally hard to give up. Thumb sucking is a very natural […]

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Give Up Giving Up and Resolve to Quit

Christmas is a time when lots of people spend time more time with their families and start to notice the little quirks and foibles that helps to make them who they are…. and occasionally a bit irritating. An aunt with a tickly cough, a brother who tells awful jokes, a husband with a restless leg […]

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All I want for Christmas is my two straight front teeth……

All I want for Christmas is my two straight front teeth…… With Black Friday over we are now plunging headlong toward Christmas, with parents rushing around to create the perfect day. It’s exhausting and very time pressured. However, there are still 4 weeks until Christmas and that is plenty of time for your child to […]

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Highly Commended in Business Awards

In November 2017 Aylesbury Vale Commerce welcomed local businesses to the inaugural Five Star Business Awards. There were 12 categories for entrants. The awards were in partnership with Aylesbury Vale District Council and sponsored by the local Radio station Mix 96. Nigel Ashton, Vale Commerce General Manager said “We were overwhelmed with the many quality entries. It’s […]

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