The Evolution of Temporary Fixed Splints - The A-Splint

Curtis M. Becker, David A. Kaiser, Wayne B. Kaldahl

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This article presents a review of the evolution of the temporary splint leading up to the present-day acid-etched composite, wire-reinforced, internal splint called the "A-splint." Nine general uses for the A-splint in the modern dental practice and some common problems are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)277-285
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery
  • Periodontics


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