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How to Choose the Right Thermoplastic Splint For Your Medical Condition

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Before choosing an AllFit dental cast, The first thing a doctor will do is to identify the correct type of splint to use for a given condition.

1) Is it a simple fracture or a more complicated injury that involves soft tissue damage?

2) Does the condition require an open or closed treatment?

3) What type of bone is involved? Is it short, long, flat, round, irregular, etc.?

4) What are the patient's needs and desires? Comfortability and aesthetic appeal are both things to consider for patients. Thermoplastic splints come in different shapes and sizes.

Contributed by AllFit Nasal Cast.