Annals and Essences of Dentistry

Annals and Essences of Dentistry
Open Access

ISSN: 0975-8798, 0976-156X

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Abstract

DELETERIOUS ORAL HABITS: A REVIEW

Imran Khan, Prasad Mandava, Gowri Sankar Singaraju

Oral habit is a part of normal development in children and is a prime concern for parents. It is a learned pattern of muscle contraction with complex nature, which is a repetitive act, commonly seen from infancy and should diminish automatically as age advances. These habits can result in damage to dentoalveolar structure. Therefore, dentists play a crucial role in giving necessary information to parents.

Published Date: 2015-03-31;

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