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Habit Appliances

Type 211
Tongue Thrust Appliance

  • Bands on the 1st permanent molars
  • .036 wire is bent from the 1st molar to the cingulum of the cuspids
  • Habit crib is bent to hang down and to avoid the contact of the lower anterior teeth
  • Wire and crib are soldered to the bands

Type 212
Thumb Habit Appliance

  • Bands on the 1st permanent molars
  • .036 wire is bent from the 1st molar to the cingulum of the cuspids
  • Habit crib or rake is bent to hang down and to avoid the contact of the lower anterior teeth
  • Wire and crib are soldered to the bands

Type 216
Bluegrass Roller

  • Bands on the 1st permanent molars
  • .036 wire is bent from the 1st molar to the cuspids
  • Bluegrass Roller added to the wire
  • Rests can be added to the 1st primary molars or 1st bicuspids

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