QuickSplint®, a clinical problem solver for dentistry, will now be available for sale through Benco Dental, the largest privately owned dental distributor in the U.S., according to Orofacial Therapeutics LP,  a San Diego-based medical device company founded by orofacial pain expert, Bradley Eli DDS, MS.

An interim bite plane that can be used as both a diagnostic aid and healing aid for dentistry, QuickSplint® by Orofacial Therapeutics, LP is the only dental splint designed specifically for short-term use of up to 4-6 weeks.

QuickSplint, which can be fabricated quickly and easily in the dental practice, was named a 2016 Clinical Problem Solver by The Dental Advisor, a Reader’s Choice Top 25 First Impression Product by Dentistry Today magazine, and received a favorable review in Dental Economics magazine in September 2016.

“When we saw QuickSplint and the positive reviews coming in on the product, we felt that it served a need for our customers,” said Matthew Alles, Marketplace Product Manager for Benco Dental.

Headquartered in Pittston, Pennsylvania, Benco Dental is the largest privately-owned and fastest-growing full-service dental distribution company in the United States. The company employs 1,300 people, and includes 50 regional showroom locations and five distribution centers that provide service to more than 30,000 dental professionals.

QuickSplint gives dentists the ability to offer their patients an immediate solution for pain and protection including:

  • Same-day treatment for acute jaw pain, orofacial pain
  • Diagnostic aid for parafunction and bruxism
  • Post-op healing aid to help jaw muscles relax and recover after dental treatment
  • Post-op temporary protection for anterior provisional veneers, newly placed implants, periodontal surgery, endodontically treated teeth, and other new dental restorations
  • Anterior bite-plane/Deprogrammer
  • Transitional or emergency appliance

To learn more about QuickSplint and its uses for general dentistry, cosmetic and restorative dentistry, periodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, dental implant surgery, and more visit the QuickSplint website at

 Dr. Eli and Orofacial Therapeutics LP hold multiple patents in the fields of both sleep and pain. QuickSplint has been successfully utilized with patients for more than ten years and became available to dentists and dental specialists in 2011. QuickSplint is FDA 510k cleared and is made in the U.S.

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Kristie Ceruti

Kristie Grier Ceruti, Senior Communications Specialist for Benco Dental, has been Molar-Musing for since its launch in 2013. Favorite dental moment: Interviewing Industry Icon, the late Dr. Esther Wilkins, at her Boston home during a record-breaking snowfall of 2015. As the Digital Editor of Incisal Edge magazine, Kristie received a FOLIO: Eddie Award for journalism based on an architectural and interior design tour of the country’s most impressive dental practices.

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