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8738340 Local enforcement of accuracy in fabricated models  
The systems and methods disclosed herein employ a combination of digital three-dimensional modeling and rapid fabrication technologies to provide pre-indexed, pre-registered, and/or precut...
8374714 Local enforcement of accuracy in fabricated models  
The systems and methods disclosed herein employ a combination of digital three-dimensional modeling and rapid fabrication technologies to provide pre-indexed, pre-registered, and/or precut...
7950923 Occlusal plane analyzer, articulator, and occlusal plane analyzing method  
An occlusal plane analyzer (5) is composed of an analysis board (7) made of a magnetic material and held above a lower jaw model (2), a magnet (8) which can attract the analysis board (7) with...
7762810 Apparatus and method for positioning dental arch to dental articulator  
A positioning apparatus and method for using the positioning apparatus to position a dental arch model in a dental articulator, simulating the position of dental arch in a skull. The positioning...
7698014 Local enforcement of accuracy in fabricated models  
The systems and methods disclosed herein employ a combination of digital three-dimensional modeling and rapid fabrication technologies to provide pre-indexed, pre-registered, and/or precut...
6616449 Articulator for producing dental prostheses  
The invention concerns an articulator for parametering a prosthetic or occlusal directional plane and dentoalveolar stages, for producing dental prostheses. The device includes two planar...
6413085 System for improving the appearance of teeth  
The disclosed waxing guide is in the form of a thin flat element having a central line formed thereon. The guide is placed beneath the dental cast with the central line centered between maxillary...
6386868 Dental articulator and its transform plate  
A dental articulator (5) capable of reproducing or analyzing a physiological occlusion status by implementing a pressure receiving function and a traction function capable of operating in all the...
6213769 Device for determining a movement between two dental cast profile using an x-ray scanner  
A system for simulating an orthognatic surgery action, including an X-ray scanner, a device of three-dimensional localization of relative positions of dental castings, each associated with a unit...
6102698 Orthognathic surgery simulation instrument  
An oral surgery simulating device for planning an oral surgery for a patient including a stand having a base, a device for receiving a cast of a mandible of the patient movably connected to the...
6033221 Denture producing device  
A working model for a lower jaw is disposed on the bottom of an articulator, a pair of support rods are disposed on both sides of the articulator so as to extend upward from the bottom of the...
6004132 Palatal plate prosthesis production fastener  
The instant invention provides a novel apparatus; a novel method of using the apparatus; and a novel prosthesis made by the method of using the apparatus. The invention provides an apparatus for...
5993208 Method for precisely fixing a uniform predetermined thickness of a palatal prostheses  
The instant invention provides a method and an apparatus for forming a palatal plate prosthesis of a substantially precise, predetermined uniform thickness. The apparatus includes: a base having...
5743732 Wovsaniker dynamic jaw model  
The present invention is concerned with apparatus and methods in the field of dentistry and in the field of design and testing of dental fixtures, components and materials. The apparatus comprises...
5738515 Apparatus and method for positioning a mixillary dental arch model in an articulator  
The present invention generally relates to an apparatus and method for positioning a maxillary dental arch model in a dental articulator to simulate the positioning of a maxillary dental arch...
5707233 Dental articulator  
An articurator is comprised of a mandibular frame being provided with condyles, a maxillary frame mounted on the mandibular frame via condylar guide mechanisms, an anterior guide table provided on...
5695333 Dental articulator apparatus  
Dental articulator apparatus includes an articulator base, a post extending upwardly from the articulator base, and an upper articulator member movably mounted on the post. The apparatus...
5641285 Maxillary model positioning method and apparatus  
Disclosed are a method and apparatus for relating a model of a maxillary arch of a patient to a simulated axis of rotation of the condyle of the lower jaw of the patient. In carrying out the...
5573397 Method for creating a universal mount for dental articulators  
A technique for creating "universally" calibrated dental articulators includes using a replica which simulates upper and lower dental models of a patient to properly align mounting plates to an...
5431564 Dental articulator and inspection and calibration system  
There is disclosed a calibration device for the inspection and precise setting of dental articulators which includes a stage member that is removably secured to the articulator lower frame and an...
5348471 Lower jaw moving function readjusting apparatus and position determination setting apparatus  
A lower jaw moving function readjusting apparatus, which includes: an upper and lower triangular shaped plate; a front receiving tray and two rear receiving trays fixedly mounted on the triangular...
5281135 Articulator for cast surgery and method of use  
An appliance for the three-dimensional adjustment of the maxillary cast is mounted by means of a screw on an articulated part. The appliance includes a first measuring element whose tip cooperates...
5257932 Dental articulator with condyle strain indication  
A jaw model articulator clearly identifies condyle joint strain as well as fully emulates a patient's straight bite and cross bite. The spatial relationship of the upper and lower jaws with...
5205737 Articulators for use in constructing artificial teeth  
An articulator for use in constructing artificial teeth is provided with means (10) for use in measuring the condylar movements of the artificial temporomandibular joints in the articulator, the...
5176515 Dental treatment method and apparatus  
A characteristic of optimal facial harmony is a correlation of the A/P (Anterior/Posterior) position of the maxillary incisors with the forehead. When the forehead is canted about 7 degrees or...
5163841 Correcting articulation defect in dentate human jaw  
A model of a maxilla is marked with the location of the patient's lip line and with the location of the patient's ear-nose plane. Then the incisor portion of the model is shaped to have a lower...
5090901 Face bow and adjustable occlusal fork  
A bracket having a vertical column for supporting a face bow and a bite fork on the face of a patient with impressionable material on the bite fork in the mouth of the patient with the patient's...
5055041 Alveolar pressure indicator device  
A device for measuring pressure transmitted to the mandibular alveolar ridge as well as the amount of applied pressure necessary to shear off various types of food, in full upper and lower...
4946388 Dental articulator mounting for dental casts  
A dental articulator, having an interim used tripod, reproduces the relationships of the jaws and teeth of respective dental patients. Their upper or maxillary jaw and their lower or mandibular...
4875857 Method for reconstruction of teeth in an upper jaw  
A method and device for reconstruction of teeth in an upper jaw wherein anterior guidance of the natural state is achieved even when front teeth are missing through the scanning of the contour...
4764113 Semi-adjustable dental articulator  
In order to allow positive and quick fixation as well as centric fixation of a condyle portion with a very simplified operation, a semi-adjustable dental articulator is of the construction that an...
4762490 Tooth setting aid arrangement for positionally correctly setting artificial teeth in a complete lower denture  
A tooth setting aid arrangement for use for positionally correctly setting artificial teeth in a complete lower denture on a lower jaw model in accordance with a Pound's line includes a holder...
4721463 Interchangeable dental articulators  
A dental articulator is formed by mounting upper and lower frames of an articulator on a precisely formed alignment block. Condylar elements are captured by fixtures attached to the upper frame,...
4642050 Alignment cap for mounting artificial teeth on working models  
An alignment cap for mounting artificial teeth on a working model, characterized thereby that it mainly consists of a proper arched cap made of a transparent material, e.g. a plastic, which at its...
4624639 Adjustable occlusal plane table and method of use for orthognathic set-ups  
An adjustable occlusal plane table for use with an articulator having a dental arch model mounted thereon includes a planar surface that is three dimensionally adjustable so as to be positioned...
4619611 Dental articulator  
A rigid, non-yielding precision dental articulator instrument for preserving and making available the occlusion plane required to build accurate incuspation of teeth. The device provides initial...
4610629 Apparatus for determining the desired position of teeth  
In the dental area or other dental problem situations (laboratory, orthodontics, jaw orthopedics, prosthetics, restorative dentistry, surgery) to make the desired position of the teeth...
4609351 Apparatus to produce artificial dentures  
A dental articulator comprising upper and lower bows connected by vertical support members, the upper bow being pivotally connected to the support members for raising and lowering relative to a...
4576576 Measurement templates for a dental restoration  
An article of manufacture for planning the restoration of an irregular dentition and being adapted for bilateral use comprising a rigid, formed template presenting an upper concave surface to the...
4573917 Measuring device for maxillofacial trial surgery  
A measuring device for use in model surgery in connection with the surgical treatment of the teeth and jaws, commonly referred to as orthognathic surgery. The trial surgery is performed on a...
4547154 Device for the encapsulation in plaster of models of the jaw for the manufacture of dental prostheses  
A device for the encapsulation in plaster of jaw models for the manufacture of dental prostheses, including an articulator having a lower model support for a lower-jaw template and an upper model...
4501556 Apparatus and method for fabrication of dental prostheses  
A device for use with an articulator in the construction of artificial dentures, comprising a base adapted to be placed on the articulator, a tabletop on the base, the height of which is...
4496319 Dental articulator with spatially oriented mounting table  
A dental articulator, having a spatially oriented mounting table permanently bonded to the one frame, allows for the positioning of mounting plates on the upper and lower frames of an articulator....
RE31716 Dental apparatus  
Jaw movements are measured mechanically and electrically. The information is used to adjust guide boxes on a dental articulator which cooperate with fixed styluses to simulate jaw movements. The...
4449929 Denture alignment kit  
A transparent occlusal guide and a wedge-shaped cusp ridge locator are used in transferring the crest line of the lower record base to establish a precise line for the setting of the lingual cusps...
4445855 Articulation detector CRT for articulators  
An articulation detector for articulators of the kind wherein condylar elements mounted on a lower jaw member and glenoid fossae assemblies of an upper jaw member are made of a conductive...
4443191 Apparatus for the confection of maxillar models through cephalometic analysis  
An apparatus for the production of maxillar models through cephalometric analysis with auxiliary graduated occlusal plane by simplifying the construction of maxillar models and its anatomic...
4431413 Combination appliance for holding and fixing a transfer bow  
The present invention relates to a combination appliance, also known as a mounting aid, for holding and fixing a transfer bow, for pivotably holding and setting the desired angle of inclination of...
4352663 Method and apparatus for setting a dental articulator  
A protractor-comparator type tool is used to determine characteristics of a recorded path of a patient's jaw movement for purposes of setting a dental articulator.
4352662 Dental articulator frames and method of making  
The frames and guide blocks for a dental articulator are precisely machined in three dimensions to guarantee interchangeability with other frames and guide blocks and accuracy of articulator...

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