New electronic habit reminder for the management of thumb-sucking habit

  title={New electronic habit reminder for the management of thumb-sucking habit},
  author={Srinath Krishnappa and M. Rani and Sandeep Aariz},
  journal={Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry},
  pages={294 - 297}
Methods for intervention of nonnutritive sucking habits include counseling, positive reinforcement, calendar with rewards, adhesive bandage, bitter nail polish, long sleeves, and appliance therapy. All these methods have been reported in the literature with variable success rates. We present a case of an 8-year-old child with thumb-sucking habit successfully managed in a short period of 5 months by a new electronic habit reminder, an extraoral appliance which was designed to overcome the… Expand

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Interventional Clinical Trial
The aim of this study is to assess the use of electronic habit reminder and palatal crib in the cessation of thumb/finger sucking habit. Treatment of thumb/finger sucking by… Expand
ConditionsThumb/Finger Sucking Habit
InterventionDevice, Other