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US20130178763 MULTIPLE ORAL AND NASAL SURGICAL PROCEDURES METHOD AND KIT  
The method of performing multiple oral and nasal surgical procedures in the head and neck region provides a systematic procedure for the performance of multiple operations for correcting various...
US20120238913 METHODS OF EVALUATING NORMALCY OF LIPS AND SAFETY OF LIP TREATMENTS  
This disclosure relates to evaluating and objectively determining the relative normalcy of a human patient's lips, whether before or after a lip treatment, or independent from any lip treatment....
US20130190656 DEVICE FOR MEASURING ORAL CAVITY PRESSURE, PRESSURE MEASURING PROBE  
A device for measuring oral cavity pressure includes the following: a pressure measuring probe 1 having a configuration in which a balloon 4 made of an elastic material is supported by a balloon...
US20140088437 SCREEN-BASED METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SIZING AN ORAL APPLIANCE  
An oral appliance is sized by obtaining a scaled image of a patient's dental arch. Dimensions of the arch are marked on a screen image, and the processor chooses an oral appliance having a best...
US20110178439 A PALATE RETAINER WITH ATTACHED NASOPHARYNGEAL AIRWAY EXTENDER FOR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  
A medical appliance for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in a patient, the appliance comprising: a securing device configured to be removably affixed to the patient's jaw; and a biasing...
US20130023797 MANDIBULAR MANIPULATOR AND RELATED METHODS  
Described is a mandibular manipulator instrument as a standalone tool or with associated mouthpiece that includes two interlocking laterally sliding frames comprising a movable upper and a lower...
US20150038849 Methods for Reducing One or More Symptoms of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder  
An in-ear device configured to help a subject manage or reduce pain, discomfort, or other symptoms associated with TMJ disorder. Also disclosed are methods of using optical scanning to create a...
US20120041298 Methods and Apparatus for Aligning Antennas of Low-Powered Intra - and Extra - Oral Electronic Wireless Devices  
A method and system of aligning antennas of an intra-oral and extra-oral electronic wireless device is provided. Three-dimensional anatomical data of at least a portion of an oral cavity of a...
US20140343373 Oral Cavity Sensor  
To propose an oral cavity sensor capable of analyzing tongue movements in more detail than before. In an oral cavity sensor (1) which is even provided with a sensor element (7) having a mechanical...
US20140046221 Diagnosis and Prediction of Obstructive Sleep Apnea  
A tongue location monitoring system, including, one or more position circuits that respond to transmissions from a transceiver, a transceiver that transmits to the one or more position circuits, a...
US20110152965 Diagnosis and Prediction of Obstructive Sleep Apnea  
A tongue location monitoring system, including, one or more position circuits that respond to transmissions from a transceiver, a transceiver that transmits to the one or more position circuits, a...
US20150038880 Method for Reducing One or More Symptoms of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder  
An in-ear device configured to help a subject manage or reduce pain, discomfort, or other symptoms associated with TMJ disorder. Also disclosed are methods of using optical scanning to create a...
US20120123225 Mouth Guard for Detecting and Monitoring Bite Pressures  
An intra-oral pressure monitoring system is provided. The system is beneficial for measuring or monitoring teeth clinching or grinding during sleep. The system includes a generally...
US20120209148 ENHANCED THERAPEUTIC STIMULUS FOR NON-NUTRITIVE SUCK ENTRAINMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD  
The present invention relates to a system and method for using the system. In particular, the present invention relates to an application, executable by a processing device to assess the...
US20140296661 SLEEP STAGE ANNOTATION SYSTEM FOR INFANTS  
The present invention is related to a system for detection and/or monitoring of sleep stages in infants. Said system comprises detection means to detect and record at least one signal related to...
US20150039087 Method of Designing Custom Device for Alleviating Temporomandibular Joint-Related Symptoms  
An in-ear device with one or more proprioceptive features for providing an indication to a subject to help manage or reduce pain, discomfort, or other symptoms associated with TMJ disorder. Also...
US20120010532 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Devices, Systems and Methods  
Devices, systems and methods for nerve stimulation for OSA therapy.
US20110160617 CLINICAL ASSESSMENT SCALES AND METHODS  
Disclosed herein are scales for assessing lip fullness, severity of perioral lines at rest, severity of perioral lines at maximum contraction or oral commissures. The scales comprise rows or...
US20110288445 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING SUBCONSCIOUS NEUROMUSCULAR TENSION INCLUDING BRUXISM  
A system for the detection of bruxism includes an electronics housing configured to be worn on the face of a user. The system further includes a first and second sensor, located on a side of the...
US20150031994 Method Of Fitting A User With An Athletic Mouthguard  
A method of fitting a user with an athletic mouthguard. The method comprises determining a position of a user's jaw to achieve desirable inhalation characteristics, and providing a mouthguard to...
US20140316303 COLOR SCALE FOR XYLITOL GUM FOR ASSESSING MASTICATORY FORCE  
Provided is a method for creating a color scale that can be used as more objective assessment criteria used for the evaluation of the masticatory force by a color-changeable chewing gum by...
US20150035943 In-Ear Orthotic for Relieving Temporomandibular Joint-Related Symptoms  
An in-ear orthotic with one or more features to help manage or reduce pain, discomfort, or other symptoms associated with temporomandibular joint disorder. Also disclosed are methods of using...
US20150196247 Systems for Monitoring Infant Oral Motor Kinetics During Nutritive and Non-Nutritive Feeding  
The present invention relates to a system device and method for monitoring infant oral motor kinetics (OMK), which can be used to assess the functional significance of the different sucking...
US20120253232 METHOD FOR CREATING COLOR SCALE FOR DETERMINATION OF MASTICATORY PERFORMANCE  
A method for creating a color scale which can be used as a more objective determination criteria in order to analyze the color change characteristics of a gum with the progression of mastication...
US20140142415 TONGUE STRENGTH EVALUATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An apparatus for evaluating the tongue strength of a subject during a sucking event includes an insert positioned within a nipple element to provide an output in response to deformation of the...
US20120302924 TONGUE STRENGTH EVALUATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An apparatus for evaluating the tongue strength of a subject during a sucking event includes an insert positioned within a nipple element to provide an output in response to deformation of the...
US20130310661 APPARATUSES AND METHODS FOR DIAGNOSING SWALLOWING DYSFUNCTION  
The present disclosure is directed to apparatuses and methods for diagnosing a swallowing dysfunction. The apparatuses may include a multi-parametric dysphagia analysis system in a plastic foil....
US20100222706 Probe for measuring oral pressure, device for measuring oral pressure using the same, and training tool for restoring oral function  
A probe for measuring oral pressure according to the present invention includes: a balloon 1; a hollow tube 3 that has a first opening portion 3b and a second opening portion 3c and is connected...
US20140114146 DIAGNOSTIC DEVICES, MANDIBULAR MANIPULATORS WITH TONGUE AND NASAL SENSORS, AUTOMATED MANDIBULAR MANIPULATORS AND RELATED METHODS  
Diagnostic devices may include features for determining at least one of bilateral nasal flow and tongue position. Automated mandibular manipulators may include at least one motor including a...
US20120271201 DEVICE, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF ORAL/LIP STIFFNESS  
A device for measuring orofacial stiffness in a subject can include: two lip saddle attachment components configured for attachment to the lip saddles of a patients mouth; two elongate members,...
US20110201970 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DIAGNOSING TEMPOROMANDIBULAR DISORDERS  
The present invention provides an improved method and apparatus for use in diagnosing temporomandibular disorders. The apparatus includes separate maxillary and mandibular appliances, which are...
US20090156967 System for evaluating an infant's perception of aroma  
Disclosed is a system, method, and device for detecting non-nutritive sucking events produced by an infant; patterns comprising such events (i.e., rhythmic sucking patterns, or RSPs); and relating...
US20140323839 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TREATING OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  
The present invention describes an apparatus, a systems and a method for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. the treatment involves monitoring the position of the tongue and/or the force...
US20110190666 TONGUE DEPRESSOR WITH A FORCE/PRESSURE SENSING ELEMENT  
A body force measurement system for both assessment and therapeutic usage comprising a non-rigid tongue depressor with a force sensing element attached to it and a means of converting the force...
US20150038871 In-Ear Proprioceptive for Relieving Temporomandibular Joint-Related Symptoms  
An in-ear device with one or more proprioceptive features for providing an indication to a subject to help manage or reduce pain, discomfort, or other symptoms associated with TMJ disorder. In...
US20080139966 AUTOMATIC TONGUE DIAGNOSIS BASED ON CHROMATIC AND TEXTURAL FEATURES CLASSIFICATION USING BAYESIAN BELIEF NETWORKS  
A tongue diagnosis system based on chromatic and textural features of a subject's tongue, which is based on Bayesian analysis of two sets of quantitative features, related to the color and texture...
US20120209147 METHODS OF USING AN ENHANCED THERAPEUTIC STIMULUS FOR NON-NUTRITIVE SUCK ENTRAINMENT SYSTEM  
The present invention relates to methods of using a therapeutic system. In particular, the present invention relates to procedures and methods of using a system having hardware, software, and...
US20100121224 BALLOON FOR MEASURING PRESSURE RELATED TO ORAL CAVITY AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME  
A balloon for measuring a pressure related to the oral cavity including a pressure-receiving portion 20 that is formed of an elastic material and that internally forms an enclosed space and a...
US20150038850 In-Ear Device With at Least One Sensor  
An in-ear device with at least one sensor configured to generate a signal to help a subject manage or reduce pain, discomfort, or other symptoms associated with TMJ disorder. Also disclosed are...
US20140207024 HANDHELD CORDLESS NON-NUTRITIVE SUCK ASSESSMENT DEVICE  
A cordless handheld device detects and analyzes orofacial activity based on compressions or deflections of an associated pacifier and oral cavity pressure. The device can receive and analyze data...
US20060200050 Illumination timing device  
An illuminating timing device comprised of an integrated base unit and software, three pedal position foot controls, standard printer, and a re-printable template capable of providing an...
US20100137747 CLINICAL ASSESSMENT SCALES AND METHODS  
Disclosed herein are scales for assessing lip fullness, severity of perioral lines at rest, severity of perioral lines at maximum contraction or oral commissures. The scales comprise rows or...
US20060223032 Near-infrared transillumination for the imaging of early dental decay  
A method for detecting tooth decay and other tooth anomalies wherein a tooth is transilluminated with a near-infrared light source preferably in the range from approximately 795-nm to...
US20130253377 APPARATUS FOR DETECTING A STRENGTH OF LIPS-CLOSING AND METHOD THEREOF  
An apparatus for detecting a strength of lips-closing is applied for training and evaluation during treatment of temporomandibular disorders (TMD), according to the strength of the lips-closing of...
US20140066812 System and Method for Monitoring the Health of Joints  
A system and method for detecting lubrication conditions, lubrication regimes, impingement, stick-slip, and/or surface damage allows the health of a joint to be monitored. The system and method...
US20060074354 Pacifier system for studying and stimulating the human orofacial system  
The present subject matter is suited for evaluating biomechanics and electrophysiology of an infant's orofacial system during sucking. The present subject matter includes at least one orofacial...
US20120010533 Method for determining the correct natural head position location of references planes relative to a three-dimensional computerized image of a patient's head  
A system and method for determining the correct natural head position location of reference planes, i.e., the coronal, transverse, and sagittal planes, relative to a three-dimensional computerized...
US20100316973 Apparatuses and Methods for Mandibular Protrusion  
Embodiments of methods and mandibular protruders and positioning devices, comprising, for example: an upper mounting bracket having an upper dental appliance; a lower mounting bracket having a...
US20090312671 EVALUATING SYSTEM OF MASTICATORY EFFICIENCY AND ARTIFICIAL FOOD MATERIAL  
The present invention provides a evaluating system of masticatory efficiency comprising, a first step of allowing a human subject to masticate an artificial food material containing microparticles...
US20150133750 VAGINAL BIOMECHANICS ANALYZER  
The present invention includes a device and method for measuring skin elasticity that comprises: a probe, wherein the probe comprises one or more holes, a vacuum source, a pressure sensor, and one...

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