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9026238 CAD system for assessing blank size  
In general the invention is directed to computer implemented systems and methods for assessing the size of a dental restoration blank. In one embodiment, the invention provides a computer-readable...
9011149 Preventing interference between tooth models  
Systems and methods are disclosed to prevent interference between two physical tooth models in a physical dental arch model by acquiring the coordinates of a plurality of points on the surfaces of...
9011148 Surgical guide system for dental implantology and method for making the same  
A surgical guide system for dental implantology has a plate (10) provided with a guide sleeve (2) delimiting a through hole with an axis oriented to a predetermined direction. A drill (4) for...
9004919 Apparatus and digital method for preparation of a for the promotion of a desired emergent sulcus  
One possible embodiment of the invention could be a methodology of creating a proposed sulcus emergence profile for a dental implant surgical site, comprising of the following steps obtaining data...
8998614 Methods for placing an implant analog in a physical model of the patient's mouth  
A method of placing a dental implant analog in a physical model for use in creating a dental prosthesis is provided. The physical model, which is usually based on an impression of the patient's...
8995732 System and method for digital tooth imaging  
Method and system for managing multiple impressions of a patient's jaw for an orthodontic treatment is provided. The method includes scanning at least a first impression and a second impression of...
8949730 Library selection in dental prosthesis design  
Presented herein are techniques methods, systems, devices, and computer-readable storage media for library selection in dental prosthesis design. Embodiments include presenting two or more dental...
8926328 Jigs for placing dental implant analogs in models and methods of doing the same  
A placement jig for locating a dental implant analog in a physical model of a patient's mouth includes a base, a guide-strut receiving feature, a throughbore, and an angled receiving feature. The...
8926327 Dental device and method of use thereof  
A unitary dental device constructed from a suitable thermoplastic or thermosetting material allowing the dental device to be heat molded by a dental practitioner sitting chair side to a patient....
8897902 Orthodontic digital setups  
Methods for recognizing a virtual tooth surface, defining a virtual tooth coordinate system, and simulating a collision between virtual teeth are provided. Methods include receiving input data...
8896592 Digital dental modeling  
Embodiments are provided for digital dental modeling. One method embodiment includes receiving a three-dimensional data set including a first jaw and a second jaw of a three-dimensional digital...
8845330 Method for preparing a physical plaster model  
The invention provides a method for creating a physical teeth model. The method comprises the following steps: providing a virtual three dimensional (3D) representation of a patient's dentition...
8845327 Casting abutment for a dental implant  
A casting abutment for a dental implant comprising: an apical socket portion, a transition portion bordering coronally on the socket portion, an occlusal portion bordering coronally on the...
8830309 Hierarchical processing using image deformation  
A hierarchical pattern matching process is improved for use in three-dimensional reconstruction by calculating a disparity field for low-resolution data, and using this low-resolution disparity...
8824764 Method for digitizing dento-maxillofacial objects  
A method for capturing the shape of a dento-maxillofacial object out of volumetric image data of the dento-maxillofacial object is described. The method includes performing a segmentation of the...
8758015 Healing components for use in taking impressions and methods for making the same  
The present invention provides a healing abutment for attachment to a dental implant with marking locations thereon. The marking locations either lack or have markers that provide a binary code...
8753119 Mounting method of dental cast  
A mounting method of dental cast is disclosed. The mounting method includes the steps of providing an articulator and a label module having at least a label and at least a reference object,...
8753114 Method for dental restoration and related kit  
The disclosure generally relates to a method for forming a dental mold. The method generally includes: (a) scanning an existing dental structure to generate a three-dimensional first digital model...
8747110 Orthognathic planning system and method  
An orthognathic planning system applied with at least a dental cast includes an articulator, a detecting device, at least a label module and a data processing device. The dental cast is mounted on...
8690574 Methods for placing an implant analog in a physical model of the patient's mouth  
A method of placing a dental implant analog in a physical model for use in creating a dental prosthesis is provided. The physical model, which is usually based on an impression of the patient's...
8667971 Methods of preparing customized mouthpieces for enhancing athletic performance  
A spacing member can be positioned between teeth of the athlete to obtain a desired position between the upper and lower jaw. At least one bite registration can be recorded while the lower jaw is...
8636513 Fabricating a base compatible with physical tooth models  
Systems and methods produce a physical base for receiving physical tooth models by receiving position information for the physical tooth models on the physical base and machining first features on...
8639477 Reconstruction of non-visible part of tooth  
A computer-implemented method for modeling a complete tooth of a patient to facilitate dental and/or orthodontic treatment. The method includes generating a first set of digital data representing...
8628327 Casting jig for chair-side manufacture of customizable sculptable anatomical healing caps  
Casting jigs, methods, and kits that may be used in manufacture of anatomical healing caps. A casting jig may include a body having one or more wells within the body, each well being open at a...
8624167 Device for making a muffle  
A device for making a muffle, with which dental restoration parts can be produced with the aid of an embedding compound, at least one press blank and a pressing device, the device having a muffle...
8577493 Method and system for designing and producing dental prostheses and appliances  
A virtual model of an intraoral cavity is provided, wherein this process is initialized by a dental clinic, and the design and manufacture of a suitable dental prosthesis for the intraoral cavity...
8506297 Dental model  
A dental modal for making a dental prosthesis has a base body formed with model teeth and model gingiva and with a cutout in an edentate area and with a hole in a floor of the cutout. A plate is...
8491306 Registering physical and virtual tooth structures with pedestals  
In general, the invention relates to techniques for registering a three-dimensional (3D) coordinate system of a physical model of a patient's tooth structure to a 3D coordinate system of a virtual...
8478435 System and method for improved dental geometry representation  
A digital data set representing a pre-scanned tooth geometry, including generic crown data, is merged with data representing a scanned patient tooth crown image, which lacks sufficient data to...
8459995 Pinless dental articulator and method of using same  
A pinless dental articulator includes a work tray, a retention pocket, and a monorail formed by a plurality of upwardly tapering cylinders which allow jelly or stone to slide out of the retention...
8457772 Method for planning a dental component  
Presented herein are methods and devices for designing dental components, such as physical models of a patient's anatomy, crowns and bridges. An operator of a prosthetic designing system can...
8454364 Method for preparing a physical plaster model  
The invention provides a method for creating a physical teeth model. The method comprises the following steps: providing a virtual three dimensional (3D) representation of a patient's dentition...
8442283 Patient-specific three-dimensional dentition model  
Embodiments of the invention provide methods and systems for generating a color-textured three-dimensional dental model that is specific to a patient. According to one embodiment, generating a...
8425227 Accurate analogs for prosthesis using computer generated anatomical models  
Pre-surgical planning for cranial and facial reconstruction includes preparing a computer generated jaw or skull model for determining a locational position for a dental implant, a surgical bone...
8425229 Method and system for dental planning  
Methods are provided for computer-based planning of a dental restorative procedure of a patient having a craniooral space and/or of at least one dental component for the dental restorative...
8419430 System and method for incrementally moving teeth  
A dental model kit includes a set of dowel pins for successive use with at least one tooth die that is part of the dental model kit. Each dowel pin includes an upstanding tooth anchor section that...
8422751 Method and apparatus for generating virtual teeth, and recording media storing program performing the method  
The present invention relates to a recording medium a method and an apparatus for generating virtual teeth and recording media storing a program performing the method. According to an embodiment...
8417004 System and method for simulated linearization of curved surface  
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a method may include mapping an ellipse with its center at the origin of an xy-coordinate plane to a circle with its center at the origin...
8402624 Blank arrangement  
The invention relates to a blank arrangement, with a blank (12) that is to be machined, in particular for the production of dental restoration parts. The blank is connected to a holder (16), which...
8401826 System and method for representation, modeling and application of three-dimensional digital pontics  
Modeling pontics at successive treatment stages includes: (1) calculating space measurements between first and second teeth by getting first and second tooth transformations at a treatment stage...
8382478 Method and material to form a cast from gypsum  
A method is disclosed for forming an accurate stone cast from an impression of a body region, used for the purpose of prosthetic fabrication, such as dental crowns and artificial eyes and hearing...
8371849 Method and system of anatomy modeling for dental implant treatment planning  
A method and a dental implant treatment planning and surgical guide design system based on a full anatomy model (FAM). A FAM consists of models for bones, teeth, and nerves, and a virtual stone...
8366445 Method for dental restoration and related kit  
The disclosure generally relates to a method for forming a dental mold. The method generally includes: (a) scanning an existing dental structure to generate a three-dimensional first digital model...
8360775 Wax model base for abutment of dental implant  
For proper fitness of a core portion of an abutment to a patient, a wax model base for an abutment of a dental implant includes an engagement portion 1 engaging with an implant fixture analog...
8353703 Healing components for use in taking impressions and methods for making the same  
The present invention provides a healing abutment for attachment to a dental implant with marking locations thereon. The marking locations either lack or have markers that provide a binary code...
8348669 Surgical template and method for positioning dental casts and dental implants  
A method is set forth for making a computer model of patient's jaws, face, teeth and removable dentures on the basis of digital information. Three dimensional digital data about the soft tissues,...
8342843 Dental articulator reference object  
A dental model articulator of the type that has separable complementary articulation members is connected to a registration object having compatible complementary articulation members. The dental...
8308481 Dental framework  
A method of preparing a dental framework or mathematical model thereof includes creating a replica of a patient's mouth or a framework to be inserted into the patient's mouth, electronically...
8275180 Mapping abnormal dental references  
Embodiments are provided for accurately characterizing a tooth's movement. One method embodiment includes associating an abnormal tooth shape with a model tooth shape from a reference library of...
8257083 Methods for placing an implant analog in a physical model of the patient's mouth  
A method of placing a dental implant analog in a physical model for use in creating a dental prosthesis is provided. The physical model, which is usually based on an impression of the patient's...

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