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ORTHOTICS OVERVIEW
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Orthotics Rx: Viewers can download the Klausz Day/Night Orthotics Rx here.

Orthotics Documents: Viewers can download the Klausz Orthotics Chart in PDF format: The Klausz Orthotics Chart.

We are an Occlusion, Implant and Cosmetic Specialty Laboratory
Through constant innovation and education, Klausz Dental Laboratories has grown into an Occlusion, Implant, and Cosmetic Specialty Laboratory, and we have solidified our position as a leader in these fields through various certifications. We are the only dental laboratory that builds advanced occlusal concepts into every restoration, orthotic, and dental appliance we custom fabricate.

One of the fasted growing segments of study in dentistry today is in the treatment of T.M.J. Disorders, Orofacial Pain and Sleep Disorders. Klausz Dental Laboratories is proud of our involvement in providing dentists with guidance and educational opportunities in this developing field. We can custom fabricate a wide variety of dental orthotics, from nighttime anterior deprogrammers to daytime orthotics, following the protocol set out by of many of the leading authorities in dentistry today.

To make it easier for you to communicate and prescribe the latest in orthotics and dental appliances, we have created a new Orthotics Reference Page, along with a new corresponding Orthotics Prescription Form.

We take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding the expectations of our clients. We hope you will agree when you try our latest dental orthotics. If you have any questions about orthotics, please contact us.


Bite Repositioning Appliances

The Perfect Accompaniment to Your Panthera Sleep Appliance

or any Mandubular Advancement Device

Klausz Laboratory is a Leading Provider of SAD Appliances
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A Leading Provider of Panther D-SAD Appliances
We are proud to announce that we provide more Panthera D-SAD Appliances to dentists than any other dental lab in Ontario

A Bite Repositionign Appliance (BRA) is Worn for a Short Period and Helps to Reduce Possible Bite Changes
After wearing a Mandibular Advancement Device (MAD) over a period of time, there is an inevitable undesirable bite change with the potential of a posterior open bite developing, as the mandible slowly migrates forward. To mitigate this problem, it is advisable to wear a Bite Repositioning Appliance (BRA) immediately after removing the MAD. The patient should bite on this until he feels a normal, solid contact on the back teeth. The length of time needed for this varies from patient to patient. This could be done while showering or commuting.

The Fit is Similar to a Sports Guard
These Bite Repositioning Appliances are made from a thin thermoform material that fits over the lower teeth, similar to a sports mouth guard. The posterior occlusion of the maxillary opposing dentition is imprinted into the appliance and gently guides and holds the mandible in place as the muscles reposition the mandible into the normal occlusion.

8 Colours Available
Bite Repositioning Appliances from Klausz Dental Laboratories are available in a variety of colours and are designed to be as individual as your patients that wear them.

Always looking for ways to improve the quality of our work
is just another way, "We're Working Harder and Smarter for Your Practice!"

ORTHOTICS - ANTERIOR DEPROGRAMMER

We are proud to be able to offer our clients the latest advances when it comes to splint therapy. Whatever your requirements, we have the splint for you!.

The Maxillary Anterior Deprogrammer was developed to prevent posterior tooth contact for those heavy bruxers and clenchers.

It is more than a standard bite splint, as it protects the teeth by calming the temporalis muscles thus preventing grinding. By capturing the hamular notches in the upper impression, we are able to mount the maxillary cast on an AccuLiner Articulator. This mounting will relate the upper model to the HIP Plane (Hamular Notches-Incisive Papilla), which correlates the upper arch to the horizontal plane at the base of the skull allowing for straight transitional movement. The base material of the appliance is constructed with a uniquely formulated polymer. Formed using Pressure Molded Technology, PMT, the base material adapts to the teeth with greater accuracy than through vacuforming alone. Worn during the night, its unique combination of a tough impact resistant anterior occlusal table surface with its more pliable tooth and tissue side, offers your patients lasting durability and custom comfort.


ORTHOTICS - Daysplints

DaySplints or Mandibular Positioning Appliances are indicated for patients with chronic disc displacements or skeletal and muscular asymmetry. They function as a positioning device to correct vertical dimension, rotation, cant, and protrusive changes. Lingual anatomical ridges guide the patient into a new occlusal position and protect contra lateral joints in working movement. These appliances can be custom fabricated using Pressure Molded Technology, PMT or Thermoplastic Bases for greater comfort.

ORTHOTICS - Aqualizer

We are one of the exclusive distributors for Aqualizer Appliances in Canada. The Aqualizer splint is an ideal aid in the taking of an open vertical bite registration for bruxism appliances and T.M.J. splints. Using the laws of fluid dynamics, this hydrostatic splint allows the muscles of mastication to relax. By using the Aqualizer Muscle Directed Bite Registration Technique (click here to see the technique), you can provide the lab with a perfect bite, with the correct amount of vertical opening for flat plane splints, that require minimal occlusal adjustments.

We can provide you with Low, Medium, and High Volume Aqualizers in any volume assortment and quantity you desire.


Panthera
The Next Generation of Digital Sleep Apnea Device (D-SAD)

Klausz Dental Lab is proud to announce, we are the only dental lab in Ontario to achieve “Gold” Status as a Panthera D-SAD Provider.

We provide more D-SAD appliances to dentists than any other lab in Ontario.

Trust our knowledge and experience to guide you.

Panthera Sleep Apnea Devices
come with a 5 year warranty!

 

Klausz Dental Laboratories
 The only Ontario lab with

Gold Status with
Panthera D-SAD Appliances!

Panthera now available at Klausz Dental Laboratories

Ontario's #1
PANTHERA D-SAD PROVIDER

Panthera is a Custom made CAD/CAM Sleep Apnea Device (D-SAD)

The device is custom made through CAD/CAM technology. The design is comprised of two retainers, created by laser sintering, that are made to be inserted on the maxillary and mandibular teeth.

Advanced FEATURES!

  • Non-invasive treatment, reversible and designed for long term use
  • Excellent compliance by the patient
  • Comfortable, due to its small size
  • Adjustable, interchangeable rods to control the advancement
  • Easy insertion and removal - simple for the practitioner and for the patient
  • You can choose the amount of anterior coverage
  • Fabricated with type 12 organic biocompatible polyamide
  • Homogeneous material thus hydrophobic – will not discolour or retain odors

click to download the illustrated Panther Rx Download the Panthera Rx Here
Download the illustated Bite Registration Technique Guide

Questions? Please call, ask for Ron.
Soon you'll be prescribing Panthera D-SAD for your patients!

Panthera - laser sintered, adjustable, small and comfortable
CAD/CAM
Laser sintered polyamide

CAD/CAM laser sintered, biocompatible, hydorphobic (won't discolour or stain)
Small and comfortable
No odor - no staining

The George Gauge Impression Taking Technique - Download the PDF Klausz Dental Laboratories
Bite Registration Technique
with the George Gauge™

DOWNLOAD THE PDF HERE
2 page Panthera Rx download