TMD Device Case Step-by-Step Appointment Guide

This article includes a step-by-step appointment guide for scanning for a surgical guide. 

TMD Device Case Workflow

The following workflow is applicable for patients receiving a TMD device.

√ Choose the "Splints, Guards & TMJ" option when you go to set up your case.

  • Within "Splints, Guards & TMJ" select "TMJ."
  • Select the desired type of device.
  • You will then be prompted to select the arch for which the device will be made (depending on the type of device you've selected).

√ Follow the scanning sequence: Lower Arch > Upper Arch > Bite > Submit order

√ Proceed to the "Ordering" menu.

  • Select any necessary specifics related to material, thickness, color, quantity, etc. for this device.

√ Place your order.

Additional best practices:

  • Please scan both full arches to completion.
  • Turn off any overhead dental lighting and loupes lights while scanning.
  • Retraction of cheeks, lips, and tongue is essential.
  • Always turn on your scanner over the occlusal surface of a molar/premolar when beginning a scan.

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