bite guard


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bite guard

(bīt gahrd)
Occlusal appliance used for diagnosis or therapy of the maxillary-mandibular relationship.
Synonym(s): bite guard splint.
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Currently, the common non-surgical approach for treating TMJA is by costly and potentially harmful non-steroidal ant-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) and the use of dental bite guards.