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9040025 Anti-senstivity, anti-caries, anti-staining, anti-plaque, ultra-mild oral hygiene agent  
This invention relates to a composition useful as a dentifrice comprising a surfactant agent consisting essentially of monoalkyl and dialkyl phosphate esters, wherein the ratio of monoesters to...
9039418 Method and device for carrying out optical pick up  
Disclosed is an optical imaging method and device enabling display and 3D measurement of tridimensional objects, whereby at least two individual images are captured one after the other and the...
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...
9011150 High strength dental material  
The invention provides a high strength dental composition including polymerizable dental resins. The dental composition is useful as restorative material and for making various dental devices,...
9011823 Enhanced anti-carious dentifrices, rinses, lozenges, candies and chewing gums and methods of using same  
Mouth rinses, dentifrices, lozenges, confections, chewing gums, and similar delivery vehicles containing non-toxic soluble calcium are used prior to administration of a fluoride-containing...
9004918 Compositions, assemblies, and methods applied during or after a dental procedure to ameliorate fluid loss and/or promote healing, using a hydrophilic polymer sponge structure such as chitosan  
Dental dressing assemblies are formed from hydrophilic polymer sponge structures, such as a densified chitosan biomaterial. The invention also contemplates systems and methods that can be used in...
9004920 Device and method for the amelioration of recesses  
The invention relates to a device (1) for the amelioration of a recess (8), e.g. a recess in a (human) bone (7). The device comprises an element (2) for producing or coupling mechanical energy,...
8998611 Method for forming a socket for a dental implant  
A method forms a non-circular socket in a jawbone of a patient for receiving a dental implant. A pilot hole is formed in the jawbone. A framework having one or more sets of opposing drill points...
8998616 Laser curettage  
Laser ablation is used in curettage to treat periodontal disease. After an initial step of ablating afflicted tissues, an anti-microbial rinse is applied. A flexible fiber optic guide is the...
8992224 Scanning polymerization of dental material  
The method of curing a dental composite includes forming a composite filling in a cavity of a tooth surface by filling the cavity with an uncured composite and determining the geometry of the...
8992216 Interproximal tooth defects detection  
There is provided a method for detecting interproximal tooth defects such as caries by injecting light at one or more wavelengths into a tooth and detecting reflected/diffracted light or emitted...
8980231 Stable tooth whitening gel  
Stable tooth bleaching gels with a high concentration of peroxide are disclosed. The present invention also provides a method for treating one or more teeth. The method includes steps of applying...
8979535 Compositions for infiltration and/or sealing of hard tooth tissue and corresponding methods  
A method for infiltration and/or sealing of hard tooth tissue and for detection of caries in the infiltrated region or under the seal by means of fluorescence, is described. The method includes...
8974389 System and method for detecting irregular bone defects during dental implant osseointegration process  
A system and a method for detecting irregular bone defects during dental implant osseointegration process. The system comprises a detecting abutment, an ultrasonic driver, a signal receiving and...
8974228 Method of assessing periodontal tissue  
A method of assessing the quality of periodontal tissue using a dental device having a flat laminar body with a visual indicator thereon. The visual indicator includes a color zone having a color....
8961179 Apparatus and method for mineralising biological materials  
An apparatus and method for mineralising demineralised and hypo-mineralised biological material such as tooth or bone. The apparatus has a probe electrode for receiving a mineralisation agent and...
8956160 Device and method for delivering an oral care agent  
An oral care agent delivery device is provided which comprises a permanently deformable backing layer, an anchor layer overtop the backing layer, and an oral care layer overtop the anchor layer....
8956161 Article and method for controlling oral-originated systemic disease  
Systems and methods for treating gingival tissue or oral biofilm includes applying to the gingival tissue (sulcus or periodontal pocket) a biofilm penetrating antimicrobial agent; removing the...
8951505 Methods and systems for mineralization of demineralized tissue  
Disclosed are systems, methods, compositions and kits for mineralizing tissue, particularly dental tissue. The methods, compositions and kits may be used to strengthen and prevent weakening of the...
8944819 Device and method for delivering an oral care agent  
An oral care agent delivery device is provided which comprises a permanently deformable backing layer, an oral care layer, and a non-woven binding material with a first part that is substantially...
8948482 Motion compensation in a three dimensional scan  
The present disclosure provides computing device implemented methods, computing device readable media, and systems for motion compensation in a three dimensional scan. Motion compensation can...
8944820 Dental restorative composite with luminescent crystals  
A dental restorative composite and a method of curing the composite are disclosed in which the composite includes a polymerizable organic resin, a radiation activated initiator having an...
8936463 Dental appliance with simulated teeth and method for making  
The present invention relates to orthodontic positioning appliances that represent teeth in desired positions and related systems and methods. An appliance can include teeth receiving cavities...
8936469 Process for fabrication of a dental implant restoration system  
A process for the manufacture of a dental implant restoration system including an abutment for attaching a dental prosthesis within a patient's mouth. The abutment is a single unit structure...
8936467 Implant extraction method and trephine drill bit for enabling the extraction  
Method for extracting an implant installed in a bone, which comprises the application of a torque on an extraction tool in order to thread it in the interior of the implant until the implant-bone...
8936470 Device for quickly stopping a medical, in particular dental, drilling tool  
A device for quickly stopping a medical or dental drilling tool includes a drilling tool having a body extending between a connection end and a working end and having a longitudinal extension...
8936778 Methods for bleaching and desensitizing teeth  
Composition and methods include a dental bleaching agent, potassium nitrate a fluoride salt for enhanced whitening and reduced tooth sensitivity. The potassium nitrate and fluoride salt both...
8932060 Dental treatment method  
Dentinal tubules sealing method using dentinal tubules sealant that is to be applied to a dentin surface to fill solid particles into dentinal tubules, wherein the dentinal tubules sealant...
8905760 Methods and systems for progressively treating and controlling oral periopathogens causing systemic inflammations  
Methods and systems for treating and controlling oral periopathogens that have been found to be associated with systemic inflammation and/or disease in a periodontal pocket, inhibiting their entry...
8905759 Systems and methods for delivering substances into nanoporous mineralized tissues  
Methods and systems are provided for transporting a therapeutic or cosmetic substance into nanoporous mineralized tissue structures, such as teeth. The method may include contacting the nanoporous...
8905756 Thermoformed dental appliance from multiple ply sheet  
A dental appliance comprising at least two plies of thermoformable material, wherein a first ply of a first material, having a first set of characteristics properties, provides a first primary...
8899978 Treatment progress tracking and recalibration  
The present invention relates to systems and methods of developing and tracking delivery and patient progression through an orthodontic treatment plan. One method includes identifying deviations...
8899984 CT-based, side-loading surgical and laboratory dental implant guide system and method  
One possible embodiment of the invention could be a dental surgical guide and a methodology of operating same, the dental surgical guide having a body with a set of walls, a top portion, and a...
8888488 Method for pre-operative visualization of instrumentation used with a surgical guide for dental implant placement  
The invention relates to manufacturing a surgical guide to be placed in a patient's mouth. The patient's mouth is scanned to obtain surgical-region scan data at a region where an implant is to be...
8888489 Method of simultaneously cleaning and whitening teeth  
A tooth cleaning and whitening method applies a light transmitting oxidizing gel to the teeth, after which a hand-held LED light source with a light transmitting lens and a cup forming a chamber...
8876530 Device and procedure for implanting a dental implant  
Various tools and procedures are provided for implantation of an implant at a target site. The procedure can include performing an osteotomy at the target site; placing a guide sleeve into the...
8871235 Compositions and their use in bone healing  
The present invention is directed to implantable compositions comprising substantially spherical bioactive glass particles.
8870574 Method of creating an accurate bone and soft-tissue digital dental model  
A method of creating a 3-D anatomic digital model for determining a desired location for placing at least one dental implant in a patient's mouth. The method comprises the act of obtaining a first...
8858228 Method and kit for dental implant drilling guides  
Method and kit for producing implant drilling guides positioned at the proper orientation to avoid inadvertent damage to critical regions of the patient's jaw when drilling to place dental implant...
8858231 Method and system for providing feedback data useful in prosthodontic procedures associated with the intra oral cavity  
Feedback data useful in prosthodontic procedures associated with the intra oral cavity is provided. First, a 3D numerical model of the target zone in the intra oral cavity is provided, and this is...
8851887 Intra-oral mouth vibrator  
An intra-oral mouth vibrator preferably includes a lower bite pad, an upper bite pad, a retention pad, at least two vibratory motors and a power source. Two holes are formed through the upper bite...
8852560 Adhesive dental bleaching compositions containing polyvinylpyrrolidone  
A dental bleaching composition comprises a dental bleaching agent and a polyvinylpyrrolidone thickening agent. The bleaching composition may include water, flavoring agents, a basic substance and...
8839476 Oral care apparatus applied to the removal of dental plaque  
An oral care apparatus includes: a care member; an orientation detection unit; an area estimation unit; a light source that emits light having a predetermined wavelength to which plaque reacts; a...
8834854 Oral treatment compositions and related methods of manufacture  
An oral treatment composition that includes a carrier, an active agent and a silicon dioxide compound. The active agent can be a variety of compositions, such as dental whitening or bleaching...
8829072 Biomaterial containing degradation stabilized polymer  
The invention provides a polymer based material comprising a water binding agent present in an amount sufficient to chemically and/or physically absorb and/or adsorb water to prevent degradation...
8821158 Method and apparatus for matching digital three-dimensional dental models with digital three-dimensional cranio-facial CAT scan records  
The system creates digital images of teeth topography using a dental impression tray that provides registration information for integration of a digital three-dimensional model with a digital...
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...
8813364 Methods for making layered dental appliances  
Methods for making a layered dental appliance. Some methods can include providing a solid structure (e.g., a die or a dental core, such as a fully sintered ceramic dental core) having a desired...
8814571 Interproximal tooth coating applicator  
The present invention relates to a tooth coating applicator (10), typically in the form of a strip (11), and a method for applying a dental sealant to a surface of a tooth (T), and specifically to...
8815215 Hydrophobic tooth whitening system and methods of use  
A tooth whitening system comprising a dental tray having a surface operable to confront a tooth surface, and a tooth whitening composition comprising a whitening agent and a hydrophobic polymer...