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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 38-39

Fibre glass splint retainer with tongue-thrusting spikes


1 Department of Orthodontics, ACPM Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India
2 Private Orthodontic Practice, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India

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Harshal Ashok Patil
Private Orthodontic Practice, Jalgaon, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2349-5243.200220

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Tongue-thrusting is one of the most common habits seen in orthodontics. Complete elimination of the habit to prevent relapse is one of the challenges. Correction of tongue-thrusting habit is quite difficult, more so if the habit is ingrained. Here, we are introducing a retainer made of fiber glass with spikes for tongue-thrusting habit control incorporated in it.


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