dental splint

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den·tal splint

(dentăl splint)
Device used to fasten teeth in the same dental arch to support them or to prevent or minimize movement; may connect natural teeth either directly or to a prosthesis (e.g., artificial crown).
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Pain symptoms related to TMDs can be treated with occlusal appliances or splints which are dental splints specially devised for masticatory muscle relaxation and protection of teeth from grinding movements.