The tongue crib is cemented onto the upper first molars to help reduce a tongue thrust

Before and after photos on a tongue crib stops a tongue thrust habit in a child performed in our NYC Braces Orthodontics office.

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A tongue crib in place to stop a tongue-thrust habit in an adolescent male. Note the anterior open bite and the labial displacement of the upper central incisor #8. The tongue crib is custom made and cemented onto the upper first molars.