FAQs

  1. Do you have soft liners for splints?
  2. Do you have articulators?
  3. Do I need to send a wax bite?
  4. Can Specialty make a wax bite?
  5. Do you offer colors for Splints?
  6. Can I add clasps to a Splint?
  7. What kind of splints does Specialty Appliances make?
  8. What is the turn-around time for a splint?
  9. Do you make vacuum formed splints?
  10. Can Specialty add finger springs or other accessories to splints?


Do you have soft liners for splints?


Specialty Appliances offers Variflex and Clear splint material. The Variflex is a soft liner added to the tooth surface area of the splint and is covered in a hard outer shell. The material is heat activated and compensates for excessive undercuts. The Clear splint is a unique and slightly pliable material that also allows for excessive undercuts.

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Do you have articulators?


Specialty Appliances offers the Denar Mark IV, SAM II, SAM III, Panadent, and Artex articulators. All splints are mounted on adjustable articulators.

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Do I need to send a wax bite?


Wax bites will help reduce chair time delivery. Wax bites should reflect the anterior-posterior and vertical dimension desired.

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Can Specialty make a wax bite?


We can mount the models in a plasterless articulator and construct a wax bite for your cases. However, more chair time will be spent on making adjustments.

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Do you offer colors for Splints?


We have a variety of colors available for all acrylics with the exception of the Clear splint and vacuum formed acrylics. Please refer to the color guide for details.

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Can I add clasps to a Splint?


Adams, Delta, Ball, Arrow, and "C" clasps can be added to any splint. We have other retention alternatives if needed. Please call us for details.

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What kind of splints does Specialty Appliances make?


We make a wide variety of splints. Our most popular are the Flat Plane, Brux, SRS and Deprogramming. Simply send us your design and instructions and we can make your splints.

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What is the turn-around time for a splint?


We like to turn all of our appliances around in two weeks. This is two weeks from date of impression to the date of delivery.

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Do you make vacuum formed splints?


We make vacuum formed splints in thicknesses from 1 to 3 millimeters. We also have dual (soft/hard) type vacuum formed splints.

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Can Specialty add finger springs or other accessories to splints?


We can add finger springs, expansion screws, clasps, acrylic colors and decals to splints if desired. Basically anything we add to a retainer we can add to a splint.

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