Splints are usually the first stage of treatment for TMJ disorders. Wearing a splint helps your dentist find your optimal bite, a process that usually takes at least 3 months. Splints can also be used as a long-term treatment to make your best bite permanent.
There are many different types of splints available today. So, which option is right for you?
Here are 5 of the most common splints, and what they’re best for.