Occlusal splint fabrication

J Prosthet Dent. 1978 Oct;40(4):461-3. doi: 10.1016/0022-3913(78)90133-6.

Abstract

Occlusal splints are useful in the treatment of occlusal and temporomandibular joint problems. Occasionally a patient is in a state of discomfort that requires immediate attention. This technique allows for the rapid and effective fabrication of an occlusal splint in the dental office.

MeSH terms

  • Acrylic Resins
  • Bruxism / therapy
  • Dental Occlusion*
  • Methods
  • Splints / methods*
  • Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome / therapy

Substances

  • Acrylic Resins