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Oral habits - Thumb-Sucking-O-SANDID-2008-pdf

  1. 1. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking O. SANDID Sqodf 2008
  2. 2. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com Thumbsucking is a natural reflex for children. Sucking on thumbs, fingers, pacifiers or other objects may make babies feel secure and happy and help them learn about their world. Young children may also suck to soothe themselves and help them fall asleep. Some of the reasons for thumb sucking are: Feeling stressed, Worried, Bored Tired It is very important to stop this habit of thumb sucking before permanent teeth are emerging. Long term effects from thumb sucking can cause a cross-bite. Also, a “thumb hole” in the roof of the mouth resulting from thumb sucking can cause an imbalance across the teeth, and will affect the structure of the mouth and jaw
  3. 3. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com Thumb sucking fetus -learns how to suck / pacify.
  4. 4. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com Thumb sucking fetus -learns how to suck / pacify.
  5. 5. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com EXCESSIVE digit sucking can set up abnormal forces on the oral cavity and surrounding structures. Brian Palmer
  6. 6. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com This adult individual may have died from OSA. Note blockage of airway by soft palate and base of tongue. Also note retruded (pushed back) Class II mandible (chin).
  7. 7. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com
  8. 8. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com Intense thumb sucker.
  9. 9. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com Retruded chin and elevated upper lip is a result of his lip sucking. Brian Palmer
  10. 10. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com Thumb sucking created this open bite.
  11. 11. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com Thumb sucking created this tongue thrust..
  12. 12. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com Endoalveoly
  13. 13. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com Treatment Options - Stop Thumb Sucking
  14. 14. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com Treatment Options - Stop Thumb Sucking
  15. 15. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com Treatment Options - Stop Thumb Sucking
  16. 16. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com Treatment Options - Stop Thumb Sucking
  17. 17. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com Treatment Options - Stop Thumb Sucking
  18. 18. Oral Habits- Finger sucking www.orthofree.com
  19. 19. Oral Habits- Finger sucking www.orthofree.com
  20. 20. Oral Habits- Finger sucking www.orthofree.com
  21. 21. Oral Habits- Finger sucking www.orthofree.com Treatment Options
  22. 22. Oral Habits- Finger sucking www.orthofree.com Position of fingers while she sucked. Brian Palmer
  23. 23. Oral Habits- Finger sucking www.orthofree.com Finger sucking created this tongue thrust Brian Palmer
  24. 24. Oral Habits- Finger sucking www.orthofree.com Finger sucking caused this open bite. Brian Palmer
  25. 25. Oral Habits- Thumb sucking www.orthofree.com

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