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    FAQs

    Does QuickSplint temporary oral appliance work for all patients?

    QuickSplint temporary oral appliance is a conservative first step in the diagnosis and treatment of acute jaw pain and/or bruxism. However, there are patients for which QuickSplint is not appropriate. Read all instructions prior to prescribing.

    Is QuickSplint temporary oral appliance FDA-approved?

    QuickSplint temporary oral appliance is FDA approved, patented, and made in the USA.

    Is QuickSplint temporary oral appliance used on the upper or lower arch?

    QuickSplint temporary oral appliance can be fit for either upper or lower arch; we recommend that you identify which arch has the more level tooth contact and make QuickSplint for the opposing arch. For post-surgery application, use QuickSplint temporary oral appliance on the opposing arch, and trim the VPS to be entirely tooth borne.  

    How long can a patient wear QuickSplint temporary oral appliance?

    It is recommended that QuickSplint temporary oral appliance be used for between 4 to 6 weeks, until the patient no longer needs it, or is transitioned to a long-term appliance. There are circumstances where a patient might be prescribed QuickSplint for a period of up to several months, such as a patient that is undergoing a complex treatment plan where it would be impractical to fit the patient for a long-term appliance between phases of treatment.

    Is QuickSplint only worn at night? Or can QuickSplint be used during the day as well?

    QuickSplint temporary oral appliance is to be used primarily when sleeping to prevent pain or damage to teeth (or restorations) caused by nighttime occlusal forces. The prescriber may suggest that QuickSplint temporary oral appliance be worn during the day as well for pain relief or to promote healing from surgical procedures, such as periodontal surgery, implant placement, and third molar extraction. QuickSplint temporary oral appliance is not recommended for continuous daytime wear of over two weeks.

    What is QuickSplint temporary oral appliance made of?

    QuickSplint temporary oral appliance has two components: A) a rigid biocompatible plastic shell that is filled with bite registration material to customize each appliance to supporting dictation, and B) an insert area to be filled with suitable fast-set Poly Vinyl impression material (VPS).  

    How should the QuickSplint be cleaned?

    Clean QuickSplint temporary oral appliance daily by rinsing thoroughly under tap water. Dry the QuickSplint by shaking the excess water from the surface and allow to air dry. When needed, clean QuickSplint using an ultra-soft toothbrush or by gently washing with water. You may periodically disinfect your QuickSplint temporary oral appliance by soaking in a half and half mixture of mouthwash and water for ten minutes. Do not clean QuickSplint temporary oral appliance in boiling water, denture cleaner, or soak it in hydrogen peroxide.

    Where can I find instructions for the professional use of QuickSplint temporary oral appliance?

    Professional instructions for use are included with each QuickSplint temporary oral appliance 12-pack. Or, access the professional instructions online via our Downloads page.

    What can I find patient instructions for QuickSplint temporary oral appliance?

    Patient instructions for use are included within the QuickSplint temporary oral appliance carrying case. Or, access the patient instructions online via our Downloads page.

    Are there contra-indications for the use of QuickSplint temporary oral appliance?

    QuickSplint temporary oral appliance may not be suitable for all patients. QuickSplint should be used with care in patients with jaw mobility of less than 25mm or greater than 60mm. QuickSplint temporary oral appliance should not be fit on or over broken or loose teeth. 

    Can QuickSplint temporary oral appliance be used for dental emergencies?

    QuickSplint temporary oral appliance can be used for dental emergencies and acute pain as it relates to TMD, sprained jaw, tension headache, or other facial pain. QuickSplint is also an effective emergency splint for the patient who has lost their appliance and needs an occlusal guard while a new one is being fabricated. QuickSplint is not for emergencies involving broken teeth or trauma. Never fit QuickSplint temporary oral appliance over loose or broken teeth. Read complete product instructions before use.

    What if the soft lining material disengages from the tray?

    If the soft lining material disengages from the tray, return to your prescriber for replacement of the liner. Do not attempt to glue the liner to the tray.

    Where can I purchase QuickSplint temporary oral appliance?

    Dental practices can purchase QuickSplint directly via our online store or through one of our distribution partners or Amazon.com