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For immediate delivery the day of implant surgery, QuickSplint® is designed to protect and inhibit parafunctional clenching (causing microtrauma) during the healing phase. Avoiding all tooth contact with newly placed implants is vital for the success of the implant.
Endodontic pain can be difficult to diagnose and manage. Many times, the patient presents with vague and diffuse pain with multiple teeth that are painful and respond abnormally to endodontic testing. This is because odontogenic pain can act as a powerful trigger for increasing parafunction. The increased parafunction then leads to myofascial pain which can be quite severe. Conversely, parafunction can act as a trigger for odontogenic pain.
Periodontal disease involves inflamed and compromised gingival tissues. Unaddressed parafunctional clenching causes further deterioration of the periodontal supportive structure. Worn overnight post-operatively on a short-term basis, QuickSplint® keeps the teeth stable and out of occlusion while protecting the gums and fibrin clot or tissue grafting.
Third molar extraction, long procedures, posterior procedures, and mandibular anesthesia are all risk factors for sudden onset of jaw and muscle sprain/strain (JAMSS) from hyperextension. As an oral surgeon you know the risks involved with surgery and you do everything you can to protect and care for your patients. But what are you doing about possible jaw trauma and TMD that may result hours or days after surgery?

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