Habit Appliances

Thumb Crib Thumb Crib

·         Wire crib discourages thumb sucking

·         Reduces ability to create damaging suction forces

·         Standard design for upper arch

·         Opposing model and bite registration are required

 

 

Tongue RakeTongue Rake

·         Metal prongs prevent and train tongue from pushing against anterior teeth

·         Standard design for lower arch

 

 

 

 

Roller Ball Roller Ball, Habit Appliance

·         Plastic ball helps retrain proper tongue position and prevent thumb sucking

·         Reduces ability to create damaging suction forces

·         Constructed for upper arch only

·         Opposing model and bite registration are required

 

 

 

Split Habit Crib with Expander Split Habit Crib with Expander

·         Banded hygienic expander with two individual wire cribs that separate with expansion

·         The advantages of a habit breaker and expander in one appliance

·         Constructed for upper arch only

·         Opposing model and bite registration are required