Splints and Removable Appliances
Orthotic Slplints are custom made to help relieve TMJ discomfort.
Other Removable appliances
Removable appliances are not utilized to treat all orthodontic problems. It takes skill, and experience to recognize conditions that will respond favorably to removable appliances. Timing of such therapy also is very important.
Removable appliances require care. Although you may notice an effect on eating and speaking along with an increase in the flow of saliva, you will eventually adjust to the appliance.
Active Retainers called “Spring Retainers” are designed for minor tooth movement. They are typically made of acrylic and wire, These appliances can be customized with various colors. (see below)
Torrey Pines Orthodontics
Address: 12264 El Camino Real, Suite 109, San Diego, CA 92130
Phone: (858) 755-9990