Bite Splint

WarningThis page documents exocad's software releases from 2022 on. See documentation for older versions


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To define a bite splint case in the DentalDB, click on the tooth [1], and in the window that pops up, select the option Bite splint [2].

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Afterward, select the type of Material [3] and choose under Bite splint mode [4] one of the following:

  • Standard [A]
  • Standard - fill gap for missing tooth [B]
  • Anatomical - use anatomy from tooth library [C]

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Bite splint mode

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Standard [A] - select this option for regular bite splints without gaps between existing teeth.

Standard - fill gap for missing tooth [B]- use this option when there is a gap between existing teeth to avoid a depression in the bite splint over an edentulous area.

Table top - use anatomy from tooth library [C] - select this option if you wish to use anatomical shapes from tooth library.

See section "Defining jobs for individual teeth" for details.

HotkeyRemember that while clicking on a tooth, you can hold <Ctrl> to apply the last selection to another tooth or <Shift> to apply the selection to a group of teeth - similar to marking several files in Windows Explorer
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Define the type of antagonist scan by using the pull-down menu and choosing the appropriate one: Bite impression (unlikely to be useful for bite splints), Registered jaw (without articulation), Type A or Type S.

TipStart with the first step: Design the bite splint bottom