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9012530 Bioadhesive for periodontal gingival and/or bone tissues  
The invention is directed to an adhesive strip, particularly an adhesive strip or bandage for use in periodontal treatments. The biocompatible adhesive strip comprises a flexible barrier with a...
8721328 Patch for oral health care  
The present invention is directed to a U-shaped patch for oral health care, comprising a thin film layer and a support layer, and the inner and outer margin of the U-shaped patch have at least one...
8641419 Methods and devices for fixed dental restoration  
This invention relates to methods and devices for restoring teeth using fixed restorations. In particular, the invention provides a system, kit, and devices for the management of interproximal...
8529258 Dental implement for tooth restoration  
A dental implement that includes a biasing ring and a pair of opposing tines. The biasing ring includes a substantially hoop-like configuration terminating at two opposing ends which are spaced...
8517732 Dental matrix clamp  
A dental matrix clamp includes an elongate body and a matrix band mountable relative to the body so as to form a loop projecting at one end of the body. The clamp has a tensioning device operable...
8425228 Dental wedge  
A dental wedge for use in the inter-proximal space between adjacent teeth is described. The wedge comprises a taper section ending at a tip, and a body section extending to the tapering section at...
8393897 Methods and devices for diastema closure  
In a method for closing a diastema and/or papilla regeneration between a first tooth and a second tooth, a dental matrix is used. The dental matrix includes a curved sectional strip of material....
8272869 Dental matrix  
A dental matrix includes a band with an edge for placement toward the gingival margin of a tooth to be restored, and a strip of material such as dental floss, attached to and extending along an...
8226412 Matrix wedge restorative dental apparatus and method of use  
A hand tool engages a pair of opposing matrix wedges that are able to mutually nest when pressed into an interproximal space between adjacent teeth. The hand tool draws a floss tightly thereby...
8206151 Dental wedge  
A dental wedge for use in the inter-proximal space between adjacent teeth. The wedge includes a taper section ending at a tip, and a body section extending to the tapering section at one end. The...
8177553 Dental strip  
An elongated flexible dental strip includes front and rear surfaces defining a thickness therebetween. The strip also includes first and second edges defining a lateral width therebetween. A first...
7571727 Molded foam mouthguard  
A mouthguard includes two sections, a vertical component and a horizontal component. The foam is molded into a configuration such that the vertical component curves around the anterior section of...
7381055 Dental devices used for filling cavities with composite material  
A dental device for retaining composite material within a cavity is described. The device provides accurate placement of a retaining matrix band which holds dental composite material in place...
7367802 Barrier free matrix band with flash guard  
A dental matrix band (1) having a brace extrusion window (4), a flash guard (14) and guard brace (22) which fold to articulate into a conventional Tofflemire-like matrix band shape. The flash...
7322823 Dental matrix retainer  
The invention relates to a dental matrix retainer (1) used as an aid when filling two-surface cavities in the molars. It comprises a matrix holder (3) and a device for tensioning a matrix band (2)...
7311521 Interproximal cavitation detection device and method  
The present invention is direct to a device and method for diagnosis of enamel cavitation of an interproximal dental surface. And in particular, the invention is directed to a device and method...
7288075 Methods and devices utilizing rheological materials  
Impression devices are provided for making an impression of a desired feature. The impression devices include: a flexible bladder having a cavity formed therein, the flexible bladder being capable...
7214058 Dental matrix positioned by slidably engaged matrix retainer  
A device is disclosed for applying and holding a dental matrix strip against the side of a tooth which is to be filled. An embodiment of the device comprises a split ring that slidably receives a...
7077651 Dental implement for tooth restorations  
A dental implement includes a wire member that forms a generally ring-shaped portion and first and second ends, which depend from the ring-shaped portion. The ring-shaped portion lies in a plane,...
7037109 Inter-proximal contact dental matrix band  
A thin, flexible, gently angled boomerang shaped matrix band (2) having an extrusion window (6) located within the medial portion of the band's (2) inferior and superior borders. Located...
6960082 Atraumatic approximal space dilator  
The invention relates to a dental device for dilating interdental spaces. The device comprises two interdental matrices that can be inserted into interdental spaces two retaining arrangements to...
6890176 Interproximal matrix with elastomeric wedge  
A dental apparatus adapted to facilitate formation of a filling in an object tooth and to retain the filling within normal boundaries of the object tooth and generally spaced from an adjacent...
6749429 Matrix band for use in dentistry  
A matrix band with a coating thereon reduces capillary action between a tooth and the matrix band, while at least one aperture in the matrix band assists with removal of the matrix band from the...
6736639 Dental insert  
Tooth inserts are described for use in restoring teeth having a proximal surface requiring restoration and an, intact proximal surface not requiring restoration. A tooth insert according to one...
6712608 Anatomically contoured matrix bands for use in dental restoration procedures  
The invention comprises an asymmetrically shaped matrix band. The asymmetrical shape of the matrix band provides form for molding a dental filling into a shape that closely approximates the...
6619956 Dental matrix strip  
An elongated flexible dental matrix strip is disclosed. The strip includes a raised portion extending outward from the surface of the strip. The raised portion tapers towards the distal end of the...
6509540 Method of making a tooth spacer  
A tooth spacer has first and second tooth spacer body portions which each define at least one window therein. Extremely thin film, for example from about 0.0003 to about 0.0006 inch in thickness,...
6482005 Method and apparatus for shaping dental filling material  
A flexible frame supports and at least partially surrounds a thin polymer sheet. The frame and polymer sheet is positioned between a tooth being filled and an adjacent tooth so as to extend partly...
6439886 Inflatable dental device  
A device having pliable walls is provided for placement in the mouth of a patent to serve, in one manner, as a matrix barrier with walls of the device bearing upon opposed tooth surfaces. An inlet...
6425760 Tooth spacer  
A tooth spacer has first and second tooth spacer body portions which each define at least one window therein. Extremely thin film, for example from about 0.0003 to about 0.0006 inch in thickness,...
6350122 Dental matrix with lateral illumination ports  
A dental matrix for containing a light curable composite restorative inserted in a prepared tooth is provided including a contour portion and flange portions for engaging the tooth and composite...
6336810 Ring for use in preparing teeth for restoration  
The invention is an open-ended ring used in the preparation of a tooth for a restorative procedure. The ring is used in conjunction with a shield to secure the shield between a tooth to be...
6325625 Dental separator and matrix stabilizing device  
A dental separator and matrix stabilizing device (40) for applying pressure against adjacent teeth (68, 70) to temporarily force the teeth apart from one another for dental and orthodontic...
6234793 Textured dental matrix bands and related methods  
The present invention relates to a dental matrix band used during tooth restoration procedures. The matrix bands have a smooth interior side which is placed in contact with the tooth requiring...
6231341 Dental Matrix tensioner  
A lingual dental matrix tensioner comprising two posts maintained parallel by two parallel rods through the posts at a right angle to the post axes One rod is threaded and has an end knob for...
6220858 Apparatus for placement of dental fillings  
An apparatus is described for placement of light curable dental fillings. The apparatus includes a matrix formed of light transparent material and shaped to conform to the natural contour of a...
6206697 Device for the retention and adaptation of a matrix for dental restorations  
The device for the retention and the adaptation of a matrix to the treated portion of a tooth includes a tightener clamp whose ends are each provided with an adaptation cushion having anchoring...
6120288 Device and method for mandibular fixation  
A device and method for mandibular fixation are disclosed. The bondable bracket brace includes a cloth-like body having a first surface for attachment to a tooth surface and a plurality of...
6079978 Matrix for dental fillings  
A dental matrix for filling a lateral tooth cavity has a strip to be placed about a tooth. A wedge for applying pressure to a gap between adjacent teeth is provided. A joint connecting the wedge...
6007334 Interdental balloon  
The dental device comprises an elongated inflatable balloon for placement around a matrix band in part surrounding relationship with a decayed tooth. Upon inflation, the balloon evenly applies the...
5975906 Soft polymer dental strip and process therefor  
A dental strip comprised of uniformly thick, dead soft polymer, for use as a matrix in molding hardenable restorative materials. Matrixing processes for the strip permit the formation of...
5951801 Method for joining a metal foil with a foil of a synthetic material  
The method for joining a metal foil with a synthetic material foil comprises unwinding both materials from a supply roll each, and subjecting the synthetics foil, prior to the application of an...
5807101 Universal occlusal matrix  
A universal occlusal matrix for application to the occlusal surface of a tooth having a central groove forming a V-shape in cross-section, the universal occlusal matrix being transparent to...
5788487 Dental shim  
A dental shim insertable between two adjacent teeth adapted in the restoration procedure of a decayed tooth comprises a unitary, flexible metallic body having an arcuate top portion and an arcuate...
5730592 Dental matrix for elongated tooth cavities has bottom apron for improved adaptation  
A dental matrix or band applicable around a tooth or portion of a tooth undergoing a restoration of a cavity (17) to control the shape of the restorative material. The matrix is made of a thin...
5626475 Dental matrix tensioner  
A dental matrix tensioner has a casing containing a pin rotatable relative to the casing, the pin having a slot therein for releasably receiving a dental matrix and for tightening the matrix about...
5622496 Technique for repairing teeth  
A double matrix band and technique for using the same is utilized in tooth repair to minimize interproximal spacing. The first portion of the matrix band is wrapped around the tooth adjacent to...
5620322 Dental matrix strip  
A dental matrix of the type of a flexible strip, preferably made from a thin, strong, flexible material such as Mylarâ„¢. Instead of the usual rectangular band, the strip tapers toward one end to...
5607302 Matrix retainer apparatus for dental restorations  
A matrix retainer apparatus for dental restorations is formed from a resilient, substantially planar main body, a pair of fines extending from the ends of the main body and retention members...
5586883 Gold-plated dental matrix band  
A dental matrix band for use especially with modern restorative material includes a layer of gold disposed on the body portion of the matrix band. The layer of gold prevents otherwise undesirable...

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