The Hawley with Rake Appliance is meticulously crafted to address and deter thumb sucking habits. By incorporating strategically placed spurs on a robust metal crib in the anterior portion of the palate, it offers an effective solution to discourage the habit. Its design ensures comfort while providing the necessary deterrent, making it a preferred choice for patients seeking a reliable solution.


  • Bands on the 1st permanent molars.
  • .040 base arch extending mesial to the middle third of the cuspids.
  • 4 to 6 Rake extensions. Extensions should be bent perpendicular to occlusal plane or to the posterior depending on doctor preference. soldered to the bands.

Suggested Materials:

  • Wire: Chromium Cobalt wire or Stainless-Steel
  • Solder: Silver Solder (Cadmium Free)