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Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : January | Volume : 11 | Issue : 1 | Page : ZH01 - ZH02

Aesthetic Retainer cum Trainer ZH01-ZH02

Tulika Tripathi, Shilpa Kalra, Priyank Rai

Dr. Tulika Tripathi,
Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi-110002, India.

Tongue thrust habit is one of the contributing factors in the relapse of orthodontic treatment results. Compliance with removable habit breaking appliance is a major issue to the dental practitioners treating patients of any age group. Through this case we introduce a more aesthetic and comfortable option to the patients requiring habit control for tongue thrusting and retention of treatment results. Hence, this appliance acts as a retainer cum trainer in such patients.