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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 72-74

Management of thumb-sucking by modified thumb-home concept


Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, SCB Dental College and Hospital, Utkal University, Cuttack, Odisha, India

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Santoshni Samal
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, SCB Dental College and Hospital, Utkal University, Cuttack, Odisha
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijpr.ijpr_1_22

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Thumb-sucking habit is not normal beyond 4 years of age. Before the development of malocclusion, it should be treated considering the psychological needs and other factors. Younger children can be best treated with a thumb guard based on the thumb-home concept. In this case report, a 4-year-old child is managed by thumb guard based on modified thumb-home concept.


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