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8712733 Adjusting dental prostheses based on soft tissue  
Herein are provided methods, systems, computer-readable media, techniques and processes for adjusting dental prostheses based on soft tissue. These include allowing an operator to define the...
8641235 Light, light fixture assembly, and patient module for use in a medical setting  
A patient module for use in a medical setting is provided. The patient module includes a patient seating assembly and at least one of a medical instrument for use in providing treatment to a...
7934927 Impacted tooth appliance  
An impacted tooth appliance including a micropin bone anchor with a quadrilateral aperture formed therein, a rigid apertured ribbon secured to the impacted tooth by means of a rotatable bracket...
7837468 Long-arm type upright molar tooth spring  
A long-arm type upright molar tooth spring includes a lingual groove rest, for resting the spring at a lingual groove of a first molar tooth; a loop, for surrounding and fixing the periphery of...
7785102 Orthodontic device  
An orthodontic device for shifting a molar tooth along the maxillary arch includes an elongated guide element, on whose one end a first securing element is installed to secure the guide element...
7578672 Orthodontic device and method for treating malocclusions  
A dental apparatus for use with a connecting member coupled to a jaw in a patient's mouth. The apparatus includes an orthodontic device and a connecting device carried by the orthodontic device....
7182596 Orthodontic device  
The invention comprises a jaw orthopedic device for the movement and/or correction of teeth in the tooth arch with a synthetic resin element and/or at least one mature element or tooth contacting...
7156654 Self-locking power component for orthodontic appliances  
A force adjusting mechanism for an orthodontic appliance wherein the appliance functions to move teeth and/or to expand the dental arch. The mechanism includes a shaft operatively coupled at...
7018202 Tooth moving method and appliance  
A tooth moving method and appliance for securing a space for an incoming permanent tooth to arrive includes two lingual buttons to be fixed to two teeth, respectively, to spread out a space...
6964566 Adjustable tooth spreading and uprighting device  
An easy to install tooth spreading and uprighting device that is positioned on a temporary basis across an edentulous space between a pair of teeth in the mouth of a dental patient to correct and...
6935859 Method for fabricating orthodontic appliances  
A method for fabricating a removable orthodontic appliance with lingual springs using a model of a patient's teeth. One or more ideal reference grooves (e.g., a central ideal reference groove,...
6908306 Orthodontic distalizing apparatus  
An orthodontic distalizing apparatus comprises at least one force generating element positioned intermediate a force dissipating element secured to the hard palate and/or alveolar ridge and a...
6905334 Attachment offset tooth eyelet  
The invention is an orthodontic bondable offset tooth eyelet which is attached to the lingual surface of an impacted tooth placing an orthodontic force attaching eyelet on an unattachable labial...
6818076 Multi-strand coil spring  
A stranded wire having improved fatigue characteristics and made of a shape memory and/or superelastic material, such as Ni/Ti or alloys thereof. Further, the stranded wire may be coiled along the...
6655959 Orthodontic device for retraction/extension of teeth  
An orthodontic device for retraction or extension of teeth. The orthodontic device utilizes a spring and concentric sliding members to apply a biasing force to a patient's teeth in a manner that...
6604943 Orthodontic appliance  
A method and apparatus for orthodontic treatment employs a cast mass-type appliance with a labial bow and combinations of labial and lingual springs to produce multiple coupled forces on selected...
6595774 Orthodontic arch  
The present invention relates to an orthodontic arch (12) comprising at least one special loop (22) in the form of a spring hook. Said spring hook makes it possible to effect intrusion and...
6435871 Orthodontic appliance and method  
An orthodontic appliance (10) for treating anterior teeth of a patient includes a support structure (12, 14) having labial and lingual components for applying opposed forces to a set of targeted...
6273713 Palatal adjusting device  
A palatal adjusting device includes an elastic means which has two arms in different directions engageable respectively with an upper barrel band and a lower barrel band mounted respectively on an...
6217324 Orthodontic hook assembly and appliance  
An orthodontic appliance includes brackets, an arch wire and a hook for receiving an elastic member. The hook is movable from a first position when the elastic is not positioned about the hook to...
6135767 Spring loop retainer and method of making same  
An orthodontic appliance for correcting minor incisor irregularities and/or retaining incisors in orthodontically corrected positions, which includes a labial plate engaging the labial surfaces of...
6033216 Mandibular arch developer  
A mandibular arch expander for moving the lower teeth of an individual in better alignment with the upper teeth of the individual. The expander includes a first orthodontic band and a second...
5984675 Interactive orthodontic spring system  
An orthodontic spring system is provided for primary intended use with conventional fixed appliance systems. The orthodontic spring system includes one or more orthodontic spring devices that may...
5967772 Orthodontic anchor system  
The present invention is an orthodontic anchor system for controlling or altering the position of teeth, which is comprised of an anchor for selective attachment to a palate, a transpalatal member...
5895217 Hard palate supporting device and method of making it ready for fitting  
A hard palate supporting device for pushing apart or anchoring of upper teeth, such as molars and/or premolars, includes a hard palate supporting element and/or carrier therefor, a hinge by means...
5846074 Orthodontic device for correcting overbite and underbite  
An orthodontic device is worn in the mouth of a patient and is attached between an upper attachment means secured to the maxillary teeth and a lower attachment means secured to the mandibular...
5829970 Molar distalization appliance and method  
A method and apparatus for the distal movement of the molars, bicuspids and canines. A palate plate (10) is molded to the palate and attached to the teeth. The appliance also includes molar band...
5823772 Folded orthodontic spring  
An orthodontic spring is comprised of a wave spring made of shape memory alloy that consists of a wire tightly looped, once or many times back on itself, side-to-side in figure "8"fashion. After...
5720611 Long-armed type uprighting spring for molar tooth  
A long-armed type molar uprighting spring is disclosed. It contains: (a) a lingual groove rest for mounting the uprighting spring in a lingual groove of a first molar; (b) a loop, which extends...
5711667 Orthodontic bite jumping device  
An orthodontic bite jumping device includes a metal cylinder for receiving a telescoping plunger, for attachment to and between the orthodontic braces fixed to a patient's upper and lower teeth to...
5697782 Orthodontic device and method for correcting overbite and underbite  
An orthodontic device is worn in a mouth of a patient and is attached between an upper attachment portion secured to the maxillary teeth and a lower attachment portion secured to the mandibular...
5645423 Mandibular advancement appliance  
An orthodontic appliance which may be used to advance the mandible comprising a single element Z-shaped body including a central straight segment, a pair of oppositely curved segments disposed at...
5620320 Substantially constant force coil spring usable in extraoral orthodontic appliance  
An orthodontic coil spring to be used within an extraoral orthodontic appliance where the coil spring is made of a superelastic, shape-memory alloy wire. The coil spring is to impart a...
5609482 Orthodontic brace  
An orthodontic brace which is easy to use and which will optimize the relation between moment and force includes a guide mechanism that includes an upper bending stable mounting bar, two lower...
5580243 Removable orthodontic aligner with eyelet arm springs  
A removable orthodontic appliance repositions misaligned anterior teeth with a plurality of springs and a labial wire each secured to an acrylic palatal fitting. Each spring has a head portion in...
5545037 Interarch orthodontic coil spring  
An orthodontic coil spring assembly is provided for installment on orthodontic brackets bonded on a patient's teeth for applying interarch tension. The coil spring assembly includes a coil spring...
5507638 Reward-based apparatus for the rehabilitation of labiolingual functions  
An intraoral apparatus for the treatment of labiolingual dysfunctions which includes a removable support plate equipped with dental anchoring hooks and an anterior vestibular arc. The apparatus...
5505616 Distalizing spring  
A device for distalizing maxillary molars. The device comprises a spring attached to a tubular head and an attached ligature tie wire. The device is attached by a ligature tie wire at the mesial...
5429501 Orthodontic coil springs and methods  
Coil springs for use in orthodontic appliances which are made from wire of a beta-phase titanium alloy wound into a plurality of turns forming a coil having an outside diameter in the range of...
5401168 Drive tube apparatus  
A drive tube apparatus for providing a precisely adjustable linear range of motion to orthodontic devices. The drive tube apparatus includes a threaded tube with a roughened surface for secure...
5314331 Orthodontic spacing spring  
A device for separating a pair of adjacent teeth comprising a wire spring formed from a single piece of wire. The wire spring comprises two angled leg segments connected by a bridging portion, the...
5302117 Coil-less uprighting spring  
A coil-less wire-form orthodontic appliance for use with orthodontic brackets and archwire, installed in the mouth of a patient, for uprighting teeth.
5299935 Orthodontic appliance  
An orthodontic appliance (10) for distalizing an upper molar (12) includes a main support shaft (50) disposed in the archwire receptacle (22) of a molar tooth bracket (20). A slide shaft (52)...
5292249 Adjustable aligning reel and methods for aligning a tooth  
An adjustable aligning reel for aligning a misaligned tooth into a predetermined position in an arch of teeth. The adjustable aligning reel comprises an adjustable tensioner which is capable of...
5246366 Orthodontic spring retractor  
Disclosed is an orthodontic retraction system that couples to vertical bracket slots, and that is compatible with continuous arches. In one aspect of the invention, a retraction spring that is...
5199869 Orthodontic spring  
An appliance for separating a pair of adjacent teeth comprising a wire spring formed into an approximate U-shape having two leg segments and a connecting bridge segment. The leg segments are drawn...
5137446 Orthodontic implement controllable of correction force  
An orthodontic teeth alignment correction wire element made of an alloy represented by the chemical formula of Tia Nib-c Cc, wherein a+b=100, b=50-52, c=0.25-5.0, or an alloy represented by the...
5112221 Extrusion spring arm  
To aid in the eruption of palatally impacted teeth, an elongated resilient wire, having a loop formed at one end thereof and a coil spring formed at the other end thereof, is attached to an...
5087196 Dual coil spring lingual arch  
A dual coil lingual arch (10) appliance for use in the field of orthodontics is disclosed. Molar teeth (36, 38) are displaced distally by means of a primary wire arch (14) while anterior teeth...
5074784 Orthodontic assembly  
An orthodontic tensioning device and method of assembly. The device comprises at least one elastic tensioning member and a second tensioning member made of a non-elastic material provided for...

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