Habit Breakers
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Habit Breakers
Bluegrass Appliance
Thumb Crib
Tongue Crib
Snoring Appliance
Tongue-Thrust and Expansion Appliance
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Here are some examples of habit breakers.

BluegrassTongue CribMandibular Tongue CribMaxillary Tongue CribTongue-Thrust and Expansion


 Bluegrass Appliance

The Bluegrass Appliance is a fixed tongue retraining device used for patients with a mixed or permanent dentition. It is an alternative to the Rake or Crib design.


Thumb Crib

The Thumb Crib spans the rugae area of the palate, to serve as a reminder for thumb or finger sucking. 

Thumb Crib


Tongue Crib

The Tongue Crib appliance has a vertical gate inhibiting the access of the tongue to the anterior dentition.

 Mandibular Tongue Crib

 

Maxillary Tongue Crib


Damon Snoring Appliance

 Damon Snoring Appliance

 

 

 

 


 Tongue-Thrust and Expansion Appliance

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