Understanding the Nimbus Nightguard From ODL Orthodontic Lab – Brendan Pratt, Stuart Steinbock, and Doug Statham discuss ODL Nimbus Nightguard and their confidence in the improved technology, workflows, and durable materials, making them a reliable solution for dental practices.
Incorporation of Nightguards in Dentistry and its Benefits -Nightguards are used to treat bruxism, stress, and TMJ. -Traditional nightguards can be rigid and uncomfortable, but new soft splint materials offer more comfort. Soft splint materials soften to the patient’s oral temperature, making them more comfortable to wear.
Cleaning 3D Printed Night Guard: An Effective Approach -Keeping the night guard clean is essential for oral hygiene. Patients can clean their night guards using traditional methods used for cleaning dentures. Recommended methods include using effervescent tablets, a toothbrush and toothpaste, or isopropyl alcohol.
Different Types of Nightguards and their Functions – There are different types of nightguards available, including the flat splint, the anterior guidance splint, the anterior deprogrammer, the anterior repositioning splint.
The Advantages of Lab-fabricated Nightguards – A professional dentist-prescribed Nightguard is customized for the patient’s specific needs, such as bite issues. The fit and material of a lab-fabricated Nightguard are important for comfort and effectiveness. Intraoral scanners provide better quality impressions and allow for custom design of Nightguards.
Innovation in Dental Care: 3D Printing Nightguards – The technology used in 3D printing can provide a much improved product compared to traditional methods
3D Printed Mouthguards: A Revolution in Dental Protection – With 3D printing, a patient can be scanned in minutes and the digital file can be sent to the lab immediately. Some labs even use AI to design the mouth guard in a matter of minutes.
Nimbus Nightguards: The Future of Dental Practice – The Nimbus nightguard is more comfortable and has better compliance compared to traditional nightguards. Dentists who sell the Nimbus nightguard in their practice see it as a profit center.
Discussing the Difference Between Nightguards and Mouthguards – A nightguard is typically prescribed for patients with bruxism, while a mouthguard is often associated with sports or athletic activities. Sports guard material is generally too soft for patients with serious bruxism.
Effective Use of Nightguards in Dental Practices – Patients are more likely to wear and benefit from the Nimbus Nightguard compared to traditional ones. Better compliance and oral health are seen with patients who wear nightguards regularly. Nightguards are a great add-on to aligners for patients experiencing clenching and grinding.
Innovations in 3D Printed Nightguard Technology – Nightguards have improved with advancements in technology, materials, and workflows. 3D printed Nightguards are more accurate and comfortable to wear, as well as easily replaceable.
Introduction of Nimbus Nightguard by ODL Orthodontic Lab – ODL Dental Lab is launching a new 3D printed nightguard called Nimbus Nightguard using the latest 3D printing technology and materials. The nightguard is custom designed for each patient’s mouth, ensuring a perfect fit.