3D Print Occlusal Guards and Splints

Fabricate night guards in-office.

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Provide splints and occlusal guards to help maintain the integrity of restorative and orthodontic work. Using biocompatible FDA-cleared materials, doctors can 3D print occlusal guards and splints in-office for only a few dollars in materials.

  • Print up to 8 full-arch night guards or splints in under 1 hour
  • Estimated $3 in materials cost per nightguard printed
  • Final guard is clear, strong, and durable
3D Print Occlusal Guards and Splints

Control and Cost Saving

3D printing can help your clinic protect the smiles of your patients. Fabricating occlusal guards in-office allows you to deliver these in-demand appliances same- or next-day for just a few dollars in materials.

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Unparalleled Efficiency

Provide rapid treatment for patients with lost or broken guards by simply reprinting from digital records without the need to retake impressions. The final fabricated appliances offer fantastic fit with slight flexure and high resistance to wear.

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KeyStone Soft Splints

For a comfortable fit that provides both flexure and excellent resistance to wear, SprintRay users can 3D print splints and occlusal guards with the innovative KeySplint Soft resin. This material becomes flexible when heated, meaning it conforms perfectly to your patient’s anatomy. Despite its flexibility, it produces long-lasting splints and nightguards that can be easily polished clear.

With 3D printing in your office, produce soft splints for less than $10 per arch in materials cost and wow your patients by delivering the same- or next-day.

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Webinar on 3D Printing Occlusal Guards

By Michael D Scherer, DMD, MS, APC

In this webinar, you will learn the following:

  • Understand digital techniques for occlusal guards
  • Review material and printer options for 3D printing occlusal devices
  • Recognize when and where to utilize 3D printing techniques properly


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Our webinar repository is chock full of great educational webinars. Whether you want to learn more about 3D printing surgical guides, esthetic workflows, or how to properly characterize digital dentures, you’ll find it here in the SprintRay Archive. Register now to access our entire repository of webinars.

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Return on Investment

Almost every patient can benefit from an occlusal guard, and with 3D printing, you can deliver them same- or next-day for only a few dollars in materials cost.

Save Up To

$ 300

Per Case

3D printing can help your clinic protect the smiles of your patients. Fabricating occlusal guards in-office allows you to deliver these in-demand appliances same- or next-day for just a few dollars in materials.

Printing can help offices maximize their income streams and multiply investments in other digital technologies such as intraoral scanning. SprintRay Pro is capable of fabricating a wide array of appliances other than occlusal guards, making it a highly versatile tool for almost every dental office.

In-office manufacturing costs listed include monthly equipment cost and digital design fee if applicable. Labor, materials, and consumables costs are not listed in this calculator. This calculator is for demonstrative purposes only. Actual experience may vary.

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Digital Workflow Explained

3D Printing Occlusal Guards and Splints

Using an intraoral scanner and dental CAD software or a digital lab, you can save time and money by printing  splints and occlusal guards in-office. Once you have the patient's digital splint model, simply reprint the patient's splint if it is lost or broken and have it ready to be picked up at the front desk.

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Our large library of dental printing materials are designed to get the most out of SprintRay 3D printers. Whether you're using resins from SprintRay or one of our growing list of materials partners, you’ll receive highly-accurate, outstanding results thanks to our extensive validation process.

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SprintRay Splint

Splints with high flexural strength

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Biocompatible resin for splints and occlusal guards features superior flexural strength compared to other leading splint 3D printing materials. High flexural strength allows for long-lasting parts with a reduced chance of breakage during normal use.

  • Biocompatible, FDA-compliant material
  • Category-leading flexural strength
  • Superior mechanical properties


Higher flexural strength ensures that the splint doesn't break during normal use.

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105 MPa
NextDent Ortho Clear
85 MPa
SprintRay Pro 3D Printer

More Accurate than Stone

A recent university study found SprintRay Pro more accurate and consistent than traditional alginate methods. With an average RMS of 129±16μm for 3D printing compared to 177±25μm for alginate methods, SprintRay Pro is ready to meet the clinical demands of contemporary dentistry

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Dental 3D Printing Control Center

RayWare is the 3D printing software that’s designed specifically for dental professionals. It’s easy to learn, and our California-based support team is just a phone call away. In addition to nesting printable files, RayWare allows you to fix, close, and base raw intraoral scans from any scanner with a click of a button.
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Compatible 3D Scanners

You can use any scanner type you’d like with RayWare. We accept any .STL formatted scan data. This list of scanners shows many options that our customers often use, but it is not an exclusive list.

  • 3Shape - Desktop & IOS
  • Planmeca - IOS
  • Cerec - IOS
  • 3M - IOS
  • iTero - IOS
  • Medit - Desktop & IOS
  • Dental Wings - Desktop & IOS
  • Carestream - IOS
  • Shining 3D - Desktop & IOS
  • Condor - IOS
  • Heron - IOS
  • Open Technologies - Desktop

Compatible Design Software

RayWare allows you to choose a dental design software that meets your clinical needs. This list shows our recommended options, but RayWare accepts any design file formatted in .STL, which means you can use whatever you’re most comfortable with.

  • 3Shape
  • BlueSkyBio
  • Exocad
  • Archform
  • Orthoselect
  • eXceed Ortho

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The SprintRay 3D printing ecosystem is designed for the unique needs of dental professionals. With SprintRay as your partner, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in dentistry has never been easier.

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