Preventing Teeth Grinding
Occlusal splints (also called bite splints, bite planes, or night guards ) are removable dental appliances carefully molded to fit the upper or lower arches of teeth.
They are used to protect your teeth and restoration surfaces, manage mandibular (jaw) dysfunction, and stabilize the occlusion or create space prior to restoration procedures. People prone to nocturnal (nighttime) clenching & grinding and TMJ disorders may benefit from an occlusal splint. Occlusal splints (night guards) are typically made of a heat-cured acrylic resin