The splints are commonly shed from metals and mostly from non-noble alloys that can be electrolytically or chemically stamped. If restoration of the mouth includes crowns, the crowns can be splinted to each other by solder joints or precision attachments. The use of add-on offers practitioner the ease of preparing nonparallel abutments yet achieves a splinted result. Once the teeth are splinted, they are much more stable, and eating can become comfortable again.
Dental splint material can relieve pain, discomfort, and wear caused by teeth grinding and jaw clenching. However, once teeth are splinted, they will require preventive maintenance. Careful brushing is more important and a device called a proxy brush will be needed to clean between the teeth because floss will not be able to penetrate the splint.