Digital sucking and tongue thrusting in children.

  • Mindy Gellin
  • Published 1978 in Dental clinics of North America


A conservative approach to the management of the child and parent and to the treatment by the dentist for both digital sucking and tongue thrusting is advocated. Because the prevalence of both activities continues to decrease with age, various age ranges are selected as guidelines for the dentist in selecting an approach for the management and treatment of… (More)


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