Chew Stixx Jr. when used properly provide a safe and bacteria free alternative for children who chew on shirts, pencils, fingers, etc. Chew Stixx combines multiple food simulating textures into one cost effective device. The all new Chew Stixx Jr Pocket Stixx device can easily slip into a childs pocket so it does not draw attention in school or other public places. Chew Stixx Jr is hollow, therefore it offers a crush and release type compression that is less likely to cause severe TMJ issues over time. This product offers great jaw rehabilitation assistance to stroke victims and people with head injuries. All Chew Sitxx Products are dishwasher safe, or can be washed with soap and water to prevent bacteria build up.