Removable Anti-Snoring Devices
Anti-Snoring Devices are also known as Mandibular Advancement Devices (MAD). They are removable and reversible, suitable for cases of mild-moderate apnoea.View Product
Southern Cross Dental occlusal splints:
If a patient quickly becomes comfortable wearing a splint, then the disorder may indicate a muscular problem. If the symptoms get worse with splint wear, there may be an internal derangement (disc) problem. Occlusal splints can reversibly alter the occlusion by reducing muscle activity.
The benefits of occlusal splints include the ability to adjust them as treatment progresses, and the way in which they assist resolution of pain and symptoms for your patients.
It’s important to note the possibility of tooth interferences to the centric relation arc of closure hyperactivate the lateral pterygoids. In addition, the elimination of posterior excursive contacts by anterior guidance significantly reduces elevator muscle hyperactivity.
Elevator and positioning muscles will relax when a splint has bilateral contacts on all the teeth with immediate posterior disclusion by the anterior teeth and condylar guidance in all movements.
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Harder for all Hard.
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