miniComfort™

Splints and GuardsminiComfort® – the daytime, nighttime, anytime guard

ROE has a long history of providing splints and guards. Today, dentists prescribe guards more than ever before. That is why we partnered with the creator of miniComfort®, Dr. John Kline, Akron Ohio. miniComfort® is the perfect solution for today’s busy lifestyle.

Guards are not just for nighttime any longer. People want and need a daytime solution, an appliance that is undetectable, comfortable, therapeutic and protective. miniComfort® offers this. We suggest trying miniComfort® in place of nearly all other prescribed guards today.

miniComfort® Trial Survey – If you have used, or are using a miniComfort, we would love to receive your feedback.

FREE miniComfort Trial

Are you, or any of your staff, splint/guard wearers? This free trial is for dental professionals only – 300+ dental professionals have taken part so far.

Click the free trial link, gather and submit the necessary records, and receive your free miniComfort. After 30 days complete a feedback survey and we delete all miniComfort-related charges (shipping rates will apply).

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How does the miniComfort® work?

Production Time: 3 days

The miniComfort® is 100% soft inside and out, biocompatible and extremely patient friendly. It restores canine disclusion and disrupts the habit of parafuctional activity. It has no posterior contact to incite muscles of closure hyperactivity. The miniComfort® provides no hard acrylic for opposing teeth to habitually grind or brace upon. There is purposely no interface for opposing teeth to interact with. The miniComfort® allows activity much like chewing food or gum. Hence there is no pattern for muscles to be familiar with. Ideally, as the mandible closes in the maximum intercuspation position (MIP) or centric occlusion (CO) or centric relation (CR) the muscles respond with less memorized, habitual contact, avoiding muscle over activity and stress. Ideally, the discluding elements will contact the mandibular teeth approximately at the same instance, it is not imperative they do so. For daytime wear the miniComfort provides protection and a means of enhancing awareness of any day time clenching. Patients may utilize this awareness as a form of biofeedback to attenuate or eliminate the extremely harmful and unnatural habit of day time bracing.

How to help patients see the need for a miniComfort®? Use the Puzzle Picture.

See our miniComfort® Frequently Asked Questions for more information on how to talk about it, how to help patients realize the need for it as well as maintenance instructions for it.

miniComfort® Instructions

3 Days

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Digital Design Services

An increasing number of doctors are purchasing equipment to fabricate dentures, splints, and surgical guides in-office. Simply send ROE your digital or analog records and we will create a ready-to-print file.

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Select your location, record type, and when you plan to send the case and we will give you the earliest date you should schedule your patient to come back. We recommend adding an additional day or two as we cannot account for issues with UPS, Fedex, or the Post Office. Click here for the complete Delivery Calculator for all products.

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Videos

This Isn’t Your Grandmother’s Mouth Guard

miniComfort - This Isn't Your Grandmother's Mouth Guard
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This guard will protect your teeth ANY TIME!

Daytime? Nighttime? miniComfort will Protect your Teeth ANY TIME!
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miniComfort guard - Daytime / Nighttime / Anytime
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miniComfort Overview

miniComfort Overview - The Daytime, Nighttime, Anytime Guard
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The Discluding Elements

Minicomfort - The Discluding Elements
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Treating TMJ/Bruxism

Treating TMJ/Bruxism with a day guard (miniComfort) and a night guard (CLEARguard)
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Necessary Patient Records

miniComfort - Necessary Patient Records
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How to reorder

miniComfort - How to reorder
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Review our Splint and Guard Offerings

CLEARguard miniComfort CLEARSplint LVI Neuromuscular Orthotic
5 options 2 w/ each purchase
Application Night protection and TMJ Nighttime/daytime protection & habit deprogramming

Night protection and TMJ

Both day and night protection
Brief Description H/H, H/S, with memory liner Semi-soft guard with discluding elements Hard guard Hard guard
Arch Upper or Lower Lower Only Upper or Lower Upper or Lower
Hard / Soft Hard & Soft Semi-soft Hard Hard
Heat and Seat (with water) Product dependent No Yes No
Materials Dental LT Clear Resin (V2) Vacuum formed biocompatible resin CLEARSplint Ivocap
Patient Records IOS scan or master cast. IOS scan or master cast. Lower must include the labial vestibule. IOS scan or master cast. Tens Bite
Days in Lab 2-4 3 3 4
Clarity ★★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★★
Price $-$$$ $$$ $$ $$$$$

Splint and Guard ADA Codes

  • D3470 – Intentional re-implantation (including necessary splinting)
  • D4322 – Splint – intra-coronal; natural teeth or prosthetic crowns
  • D4323 – Splint – extra-coronal; natural teeth or prosthetic crowns
  • D5987 – Commissure splint
  • D9943 – Occlusal guard adjustment
  • D9944 – Occlusal guard – hard appliance, full arch
  • D9945 – Occlusal guard – soft appliance, full arch
  • D9946 – Occlusal guard – hard appliance, partial arch

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