Occlusal Splints

Known as: Occlusal Splint, Splints, Occlusal, Splints, Bite plane 
Rigid or flexible appliances that overlay the occlusal surfaces of the teeth. They are used to treat clenching and bruxism and their sequelae, and to… (More)
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2010
2010
The present study was designed to compare the effects of low-level laser with occlusal splints in patients with signs and… (More)
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2009
2009
OBJECTIVES Alterations in the temporomandibular complex can reflect in adaptations of the individual's entire muscular system… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
AIMS To assess the efficacy of occlusal stabilization splints in the management of sleep bruxism (SB) in a double-blind, parallel… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The efficacy of occlusal splints in diminishing muscle activity and tooth-grinding damage remains controversial. The objective of… (More)
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2004
2004
PURPOSE This pilot study was designed to test the hypothesis that the use of a single oral splint may aggravate respiratory… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Oral splints are widely used in the treatment of myofascial pain of masticatory muscles, even though their mechanism of action is… (More)
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1992
1992
A flat occlusal splint has been extensively used in the treatment of patients with temporomandibular joint disk displacement… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
Occlusal splints are commonly used for the treatment of nocturnal bruxism. This study investigated the effects of hard and soft… (More)
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1985
1985
The anterior repositioning splint is widely used to treat temporomandibular joints with reciprocal clicking. This treatment was… (More)
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1978
1978
The clinical response of TMJ symptomatology to full-coverage occlusal splints, when used as the only means of treatment, was… (More)
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