Course Details

Bite Splints in Restorative Practice Hands-on Workshop

Mark Kleive, DDS


Time: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Code: F22 Cost: $200 | $225 after 9/26 Date: Friday, Oct. 25

Subject:  Restorative |  Audience: Dentists, Assistants  |  CE Credits: 3 hours Participation

Limited to: 24 Attendees

Participants Bring: Loupes

Course Description:

Bite splint therapy is a valuable diagnostic, therapeutic and patient management tool for use in the restorative dental practice. Bite splints are used routinely as part of a treatment protocol for patients experiencing facial pain, but they are also an invaluable procedure to create predictable restorative results. This course will cover the steps involved in evaluation and diagnosis and clarify which of the different bite splint designs are the most beneficial.

Learning objectives:

  • Perform a thorough TMJ and muscle evaluation and diagnosis.
  • Implement bite splint treatment protocols.
  • Increase case acceptance during bite splint therapy.

About the Speaker: Dr. Mark Kleive earned his DDS degree with distinction from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1997. He received a Wealth Management Specialist certification from the Kaplan College for Financial Planning in 2018. Over his 20 plus years as a practicing dentist, Mark has had experience as an associate in a corporate dentistry clinic and as an owner of 2 different fee-for-service practices. For the last 11 years Mark has practiced in a beautiful area of the country – Asheville, North Carolina. Mark is both a Visiting Faculty member and the Director of Business Systems with the Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, Florida. He is also a 2015 inductee into the American College of Dentistry. Over his career, Dr. Kleive has made a reputation for himself as a caring, comprehensive oral healthcare provider.

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