What are occlusal blocks?

Answer Occlusal blocks are used to keep your bite open so that some of your teeth may erupt a little more. When your bite is open it gives your teeth room to do this. Good luck!

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Cons of Wearing an Occlusal Splint?

An occlusal splint is a mouth appliance that is used to stop bruxism, the act of grinding teeth together. The mouth guard also is used to protect dental work and treat jaw disorders. It is a remov... Read More »

Can braces even out a canted occlusal plane?

Answer While with traditional orthodontic treatment, canted occlusal planes can be problematic, the use of new mini-screws has changed this. Inserting a small mini-screw into the maxilla allows con... Read More »

What Are Base 10 Blocks?

The base ten, or decimal system, is the most widely used numerical system in the world. In this system, decimal and fractional values are assigned based on the numbers one through ten. Base ten blo... Read More »

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