Thumb sucking complication

abdalhamed, Mohamad salah (2018-04-18)

The oral habits can interfere with the growth and normal development of the jaws, favoring the onset of malocclusion and changes in normal swallowing and speech patterns depending on factors such as duration, frequency, intensity, and facial pattern 1 .The open bite is most frequently seen in the anterior region, having deleterious habits as one of its main etiological factors. The opposition of the teeth deformation and the alveolar processes exhibit a configuration that is more or less a negative impression of the thumb or fingers, when they are placed in the mouth during sucking


There are a lot of complications of thumb sucking and this complication can causes a a lot of problems later and the most important coplication is the Anterior opening bite AOB. In this report I will illustrate this complication

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