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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...
8929635 Method and system for tooth segmentation in dental images  
A method for segmenting a feature of interest from a volume image acquires image data elements from the image of a subject. One or more boundary points along a boundary of the feature of interest...
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...
8721844 Dental composite curing system, apparatus, and method  
Dental curing systems, apparatuses, and methods may include a light source, a perforated plate, and a dental composite. The perforated plate may be positioned between the light source and the...
8708701 Vibrating dental plate and accessories  
Vibrating dental devices and accessories are provided, including a unique snap fit dental plate and vibrator connection; risers for adjusting the thickness of a dental plate; a pointer or wand...
8622993 Device and method for delivering therapeutic substances to the maxillary sinus of a patient  
The present invention is directed to devices and methods for administering at least one effective dose of at least one therapeutic substance to at least one of the maxillary sinuses of a patient...
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...
8529257 Aerosolized ceramic porcelains and glaze composition  
A spray glaze or opaque composition for coating dental restorations and other surfaces and objects such as hobby ceramics that comprises about 4 to about 50 weight % glaze material, about 5 to...
8465285 Dental fulcrum  
A dental fulcrum composed of soft material, such as foam, containing a slit for the insertion of incisors, and used as a pivot for scaling, or other treating, teeth by an oral hygienist or...
8444417 Methods for treating dental diseases, disorders, and injuries  
Methods for preventing, reversing, ameliorating or treating dental diseases, disorders or injuries are provided. In particular, methods for preventing, reversing, ameliorating or treating dental...
RE44046 Light hardening device and method for hardening a polymerizable mass for dental applications  
A light hardening device is provided for hardening a light hardenable mass applied for dental purposes that has a first light emitting diode for emitting light at a range of intensities...
8298329 Nano-crystalline dental ceramics  
Unlike conventional dental ceramic powder made by grinding, dental ceramic nanocrystals are formed by vaporization into individual particles. Tetragonal zirconia particles thus formed are not...
8261748 Oral device for treating sleep apnea  
A device for treating sleep apnea, the device comprising a tongue attachment member and a maxilla attachment subassembly. The tongue attachment member is fabricated having a sheath interlock...
8142562 Curable dental retraction composition, method of production and use thereof  
The invention relates to a curable dental retraction composition for reacting gingiva from a prepared tooth structure. The composition comprises an alginate, a di- and/or trivalent ion source,...
8145340 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...
8021149 Apparatus and method for replicating mandibular movement  
An apparatus to replicate and analyze movement of a mandible relative to a maxilla with dental casts thereof includes a base frame, an arm connected to the base frame and a suspension assembly...
7947508 Systems and methods for intra-oral diagnosis  
Devices, systems, and methods are disclosed for intra-orally diagnosing a body condition.
7766658 Systems and methods for intra-oral diagnosis  
Systems and methods are disclosed for detecting or diagnosing diseases by sampling and testing intra-oral fluids.
7738989 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...
7658192 Method and device for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea  
This invention relates to devices and methods for maintaining upper airway patency during sleep for the treatment of sleeping disorders, upper airway resistance syndrome, snoring and obstructive...
7654825 Dental vibrator and acoustical unit with method for the inhibition of operative pain  
A patient-controlled device for inhibiting intraoperative dental pain is disclosed. The device includes a removable tooth clamp, an actuator unit, and a control box. The actuator defines unit...
7581846 Dental light devices having an improved heat sink  
The present invention relates to a heat sink material that can more efficiently remove or divert heat from a light source or sources with a given weight of heat sink material when compare to a...
7563096 Anomalous synthetic tooth arrangement  
Novelty synthetic dental arrangements having one or more anomalous appearing synthetic novelty teeth. In an embodiment, the anomalous appearing synthetic novelty teeth include an interior cavity...
7413597 Imaging powder for CAD/CAM device  
The present invention relates to an imaging powder for dental restoration using a CAD/CAM device, wherein the powder has improved properties as compared to existing contrast media. The present...
7396507 Method of microbial reduction and/or sterilization of impression materials  
The present invention provides a method of microbial reduction and/or sterilization of impression materials, specifically elastomeric impression materials, by means of steam sterilization.
7365106 Cationically curable composition for dental use  
A cationically curable composition for dental use containing a cationic polymerization initiator (I) and cationically polymerizable monomers (II), the cationically polymerizable monomers (II)...
7333874 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...
7322821 Positioning device for dental implant  
A positioning device for dental implant has a post and multiple guides. The post is cylindrical and has a diameter corresponding to a diameter of a hole in a dental model. The guides are mounted...
7305990 Mouth guard and kit  
A user-fabricated mouth guard wherein the user's teeth and gums are not directly exposed to the uncured mouth guard material. The uncured mouth guard material is pliant at room temperature and...
7252509 Tooth templates for bracket positioning and other uses  
Templates are disclosed that permit an orthodontist to accurately place appliances such as bracket shims or brackets on a tooth or teeth at a desired position. The templates can be used for...
7175427 Visually simulated tooth braces  
Visually simulated tooth braces include individual visual tooth brace indicia to simulate real functional braces commonly worn by children and adults alike to adjust human teeth. The visually...
7097449 Dental brackets for retaining a medicament-releasing pellet on a tooth and kits including such brackets  
The present invention is directed to a dental bracket and associated kit used to attach a medicament-releasing pellet on a tooth. The kit is designed to provide slow release of fluoride or other...
7070414 Method for cleaning and sterilizing dental and medical instruments  
An improved method for cleaning and sterilizing medical and dental instruments (16) employs the use of a banding device (10) to segregate and hold together medical or dental instruments (16) after...
7033172 Dental positioning grid  
In a digital camera having a rectangular electronic display for framing pictures, a dental positioning grid comprising: a line pattern superimposed on the rectangular electronic display, the line...
7014463 Dental hygiene accessory  
A dental hygiene accessory for cleaning a dental scaler or similar dental instrument has a platform member with a multitude of bristles upstanding from a central area of the platform. An annular...
6997706 Fluoride-releasing pellet kit  
A kit that may be used to place a dental bracket and a medicament-releasing pellet in the mouth of a patient, and methods for using such kits. The pellet is designed to provide slow release of...
6979496 Mill blank library and computer-implemented method for efficient selection of blanks to satisfy given criteria  
The present invention relates generally to mill blank constructions to facilitate the manufacture of dental restorations. A given mill blank is formed in a shape (i.e. with a given geometry) that...
6955538 Equipment concerning the depot of medicament in the mouth  
A device for placing a slow-release supply in the oral cavity, typically in a tooth filling or dental prosthesis. The device includes a sleeve having an opening at least at one end and adapted to...
6881062 Method and product for shaping a fibre product for dental use  
The invention relates to a method and silicone product for shaping a fibre product used in dentistry to reinforce a prosthetic appliance or a similar structure under construction to conform to the...
6880296 Photoinitiator system with titanocene initiators  
A visible light photopolymerizable composition comprising a) an aryliodonium salt and b) a titanocene derivate. These compositions can be used together with an epoxide resin as a dental composition.
6878456 Polycrystalline translucent alumina-based ceramic material, uses, and methods  
A polycrystalline translucent aluminum oxide ceramic material having an average grain size of no greater than 1.0 micron and a Contrast Ratio value of less than about 0.7. The material can be in...
6854973 Method of wet-field scanning  
A method is provided for scanning the surface of an object in which moisture such as saliva or water is present on the surface. The method includes the step of applying a saliva and...
6843981 Tooth bleaching compositions and methods of bleaching discolored tooth  
The bleaching compositions of discolored teeth comprise titanium dioxide initiating photocatalyst action with light irradiation, chemical compounds generating hydrogen peroxide in an aqueous...
6835064 Light hardening device and method for hardening a polymerizable mass for dental applications  
A light hardening device is provided for hardening a light hardenable mass applied for dental purposes that has a first light emitting diode for emitting light at a range of intensities...
6811398 Handheld rinsing device  
An apparatus for rinsing a dental restoration after etching, includes a base component having an open top end and a tubular extension terminating in an open bottom end. A shield component includes...
6783810 Reducing polymerization stress by controlled segmental curing  
A photopolymerizable material is exposed to light to effect curing. A portion of the material is exposed to light in a conventional manner, while at least one other portion of the material is...
6759661 Miniature high intensity LED illumination source  
An apparatus emits radiation on curable adhesives to bond things together under different ambient conditions. An insulating housing has a cylindrical section and a disc-shaped section defining an...
6734795 Location of lost dentures using RF transponders  
A locator or signaling device and a detector system for locating lost dentures includes a button or insert that can be mounted on the surface of an existing denture. An insert can also be...
6709128 Curing system  
The present invention provides a system for curing a curable material within a dimensionally restricted space, wherein the curable material is configured to be cured by exposure to electromagnetic...
6679700 Archwire system  
The present invention is directed to selection of individual patient archwires by examining the patients inner arch rather than the patients teeth. In particular, a method of archwire selection...

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