The devices that are used in order to restrict an improper oral habit are commonly referred to as habit breaking appliances. Improper oral habits include thumb-sucking, nail biting, mouth breathing etc.
These disorders are of serious concern when continued over a long time period. If not treated, they can result in misalignment of teeth & jaws, gum disease etc. Consequently these devices are in great demand and are popular among people of all ages, particularly among children.
These appliances are precisely designed and calibrated on an individual basis by an experienced Dental Surgeon. These devices can be of either fixed or removable category. Some highly prevalent devices includes braces, oral screen etc.