An appliance is constructed to restrain the mandible in a position that would continuously maintain the condyle-disk assemble in proper anatomic/decompressed relationship. Imaging is performed to verify proper condyle-fossa relationship.
This appliance is designed to be worn during sleep, and cannot be used during function; during function the patient must wear a different orthopedic appliance. This appliance is made to prevent dislocation of the mandible during sleep. To maintain a proper joint relationship and prevent joint compression.