Resolving Thumb or Finger Sucking - appliance sucking thumb

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Thumb sucking and tongue thrusting - Hough Orthodontics appliance sucking thumb


Thumb-sucking habits are normal reflexes from birth to three years of age. The majority of children naturally outgrow their thumb-sucking habit between two and .

Bluegrass appliances are used to aid in the cessation of a thumb sucking habit. The wire of the appliance contains a small roller that prevents placement of the.

If your child can't stop his thumb sucking habit, your orthodontist may be able to help.