Fun thumb & finger guards to help stop thumb sucking

Thumb Shaped Teeth at 18 months!

I always thought I would be waiting until 4 or 5, but after her 3 and a half year old dental check Aurelia was really interested in stopping sucking. ‘My daughter, Aurelia, sucked her thumb from 10 weeks old. Even at her first dental check, at 18 months, her “thumb-shaped teeth” were pointed out to […]

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Why Reading with Your Child is More Than Just for Fun….

Reading a book with your child often concludes a tiring day of caring for them. It is the moment when you’d rather reach for a glass of wine rather than a book you feel you must have read at least 200 times! You have just got them out of the bath (along with all the […]

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Bundles of Joy for Thumb or Finger Suckers

If you are lucky enough to be at home over half term, you may experience two things: One – you have more time with your children….which means… Two – you notice that persistent sucking habit more than usual. Have you decided (once again) that the thumb or finger sucking has to stop?  Are you ready […]

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Thumbs up for Thumbsie®

Here’s a great review from a mum who both Thumbsie®  thumb guards, our book – Thumbs Up For Ted’s Thumbsie and a reward chart pack. “I would highly recommend Thumbsie’s for anyone trying to stop their child from sucking their thumb, we are so pleased with the results we have had….Polly is nearly 4 years old […]

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Scottish Dental Awards 2019

Scottish Dental Awards 2019 We are delighted that Thumbsie® has found recognition north of the border in Scotland and has been shortlisted in the Scottish Dental Awards 2019for Innovation Award. This award recognises those individuals, teams and organisations who are pushing the boundaries of the dental profession. The Awards particularly focus on people who place […]

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We took a leap of faith with Thumbsie

“Livvy was an avid thumb sucker from three weeks old. We thought it was cute and were pleased she could self-sooth from an early age! As she got older we realised her thumb sucking was becoming more of an issue, especially as her thumb was frequently in during the day when she was speaking or […]

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Thumbsie® thumb sucking book – an interview with the author

Writing a positive book to accompany the Thumbsie® products seemed like the perfect, child-friendly addition to this gentle thumb sucking solution.  We hope that a story will be a fun way that more children can learn that there is a solution to their thumb sucking problem, and feel encouraged to give up sucking as easily […]

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Thumbsie®Launched First Thumb Sucking Dental Clinic in Harpenden

Thirty-seven children arrived at Pure Dentistry, Harpenden in July for the first Thumbsie® Thumb Sucking Clinic.  The clinic run in partnership between Thumbsie® and Pure Dentistry, welcomed children between 3 and 10 years of age, all desperate to give up sucking and determined to find a solution. The families arrived for a morning session, where […]

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Spreading the Thumbsie® Magic

“I am totally shocked that after only 2 weeks my 7-year-old daughter has stopped sucking her thumb.” The words of delighted mum, Lowri whose daughter, Ellie’s thumb sucking habit was so strong, she thought she would never be able to break it. Ellie sucked her thumb at every opportunity, even though her latest school concert, which […]

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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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