Any way I could prevent this problem?

Generally, malocclusion is not preventable. However, it can be minimized by teaching children to control their habits, including thumb-sucking. Also, regular check-ups with dentists will allow problems to be caught early. This allows earlier management of dental and facial problems that otherwise would develop into malocclusion.

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