Occlusal Splint

An occlusal splint can be very helpful when teeth are ground from side to side, particularly during sleep the front teeth can wear down and the molar cusps can be chipped and damaged. Clenching also tenses the jaw muscles and creates impact within the skull. This may cause pain and headaches. An Occlusal Splint can be used to protect the teeth and prevent contact.

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Also see Bruxism

Last Modified: Aug 14, 2017 @ 1:25 pm