Modified aerosol box for dental procedures isolation during the COVID-19 Pandemic: An experimental pilot study.

Author(s): Alsaleem Afnan

Digit sucking habit is the most common oral fixation seen in children. Prolonged sucking habit are due to emotional disturbances. 66% of thumb suckers will stop the habit before the age of 5. On occasion, the individuals may continue to exhibit a digit habit throughout childhood and may even extend this behavior in to the adult age. This presentation will report a management of a case of 10 years old, Saudi girl with thumb sucking, successfully managed by a W-arch expander with palatal crib appliance.