Choosing appliance therapy

1) Sensitivity:

a) Early sensitivity = biteguard

b) Mod sensitivity = nightguard

c) Progressive sensitivity = orthotic

2) Parafunction:

a) Mild parafunction = biteguard

b) Moderate parafunction = hybrid or nightguard

c) Destructive parafunction = orthotic

3) Damage Jaw Joint:

a) No damage= biteguard

b) Mild damage = hybrid or nightguard

c) Mod Sev damage = orthotic

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