Overview

bite guard


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

An acrylic resin appliance which covers the occluding surfaces of the teeth and provides a flat or modified platform allowing unobstructed movement of the mandible. A reservoir bite guard provides a slow release mechanism for artificial saliva in patients with xerostomia.

Subjects: Dentistry.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.