What is another word for bite plate?

Pronunciation: [bˈa͡ɪt plˈe͡ɪt] (IPA)

A bite plate, also known as an occlusal splint, is a dental appliance used to treat conditions such as bruxism, tooth grinding, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. There are several synonyms used for bite plate, depending on the design and purpose of the appliance. Some common terms include night guard, occlusal guard, bruxism guard, occlusal splint, bite splint, and dental splint. Additionally, there are variants such as soft bite plates and hard bite plates, which may also be referred to as bite cushions or night splints. Regardless of the name used, the primary function of these appliances is to protect the teeth and oral structures from damage caused by certain dental conditions.

Synonyms for Bite plate:

  • n.

  • Other relevant words:

  • Other relevant words (noun):
    • dental appliance
    • .

What are the hypernyms for Bite plate?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Bite plate?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for bite plate (as nouns)

    • artifact
      dental appliance.

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