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8662890 Method for manufacturing a dental restoration  
A method for manufacturing a dental restoration for at least one section of a dental arch on the basis of digital overall data which are calculated in relation to individual data, which are based...
8662891 Implants, tools, and methods for sinus lift and lateral ridge augmentation  
Apparatus is provided that includes a dental implant having a lateral external surface. The implant is shaped so as to define a lumen therethrough having a lateral opening through the lateral...
8656920 Device to alleviate snoring  
A device to alleviate snoring is disclosed. It is an appliance that fits into the mouth, is held against the roof of the mouth by means on the upper premolars, and presses against the soft palate,...
8658712 Methods of treatment of the dental pulp and filling root canals using water-based material  
Improved compositions comprising a mixture of particulate materials with water-based liquids containing water-soluble polymers and surfactants are provided. Examples of particulate powders include...
8656925 Bite block device  
A bite block device for use with intrabuccal instruments having a generally U-shaped central body. A lower vestibular rim extends from an outer periphery of a bottom surface of the generally...
8657518 Brush head  
An interproximal squirt brush, includes a solution container having a solution chamber for containing a solution and a hollow nozzle head having an opening communicating with the solution chamber;...
8656926 Intra-oral device and method of relieving head, neck, facial, joint and tooth pain  
A device and method for relieving head, neck, facial, joint and tooth pain. An intra-oral device, worn over the upper or lower incisors, allows at least one opposite tooth to contact the rear wall...
8657602 Waved implant integrating soft tissue area and osseous tissue area  
Disclosed herein is a waved implant integrating a soft tissue area and an osseous tissue area. The implant is connected at an upper end thereof to a process tooth. The implant includes a screw...
8657601 Implant for example dental implant  
An implant (10) has one or more surfaces (10a, 10b) with a basic or starting surface structure (1a) derived from mechanical working. A topographic modification of the surface structures is...
8660669 Concurrent treatment of oral maladies using direct current electricity  
A method and apparatus for the concurrent treatment of multiple oral diseases and defects while promoting general oral hygiene utilizing direct current electricity. Electrodes are used to deliver...
8657851 Surgical tweezers  
The invention provides tweezers for microsurgery, in particular opthalmological surgery, the tweezers comprising a one-piece working part (1) of U-shape, with the free ends (2a, 3a) of each branch...
8651858 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...
8651860 Tooth preparation guide device and method of preparing tooth for dental prosthesis  
Dental preparation uses a tooth preparation guide custom-made for fitting with teeth of a patient. The preparation guide includes one or more guide channels for guiding a cutting tool. The...
8651866 One piece dental implant and use thereof in prostodontic and orthodontic applications  
The specification describes one-piece dental implants comprising a threaded shaft, optionally a non-circular abutment and a head having a shape which is capable of accepting a keeper cap or an...
8651863 Band of connective tissue grooves for use with a dental implant or a separate abutment for a dental implant  
The present invention is a dental implant system that has a band of connective tissue rings and grooves on an external surface of the dental implant system. The connective tissue band grooves have...
8651857 Dental appliance  
A dental appliance for correcting tooth alignment. The appliance includes a body for seating on an arch of teeth. The body is at least partially elastically deformable and has a seated condition...
8651859 System for determining final position of teeth  
An apparatus and method define a fit of a set of upper and lower teeth of a patient by generating a computer representation of the teeth; and determining an occlusion from the computer...
8651120 Treatment device  
An interdental treatment device comprises a generator 16 for generating a non-thermal gaseous plasma at a temperature suitable for use in oral treatment and an applicator 18 of the non-thermal...
8651864 Shape memory dental retention systems  
Shape memory dental retention systems which facilitate the adjustment or removal of an oral appliance, e.g., a crown or bridge, from a reconfigurable abutment assembly are described. The...
8651862 Dental tool with adjustable head  
A dental tool may include a head that may include a working portion and a neck. The neck may include a first end and a second end, and the working portion may extend from the first end. A handle...
8651861 Sulcus impression tip  
A sulcus impression tip for injecting dental impression material for making dental impressions. The tip includes a body having a gripping portion and a discharge tip having a bore there through...
8652446 Apparatus and method for whitening teeth  
Disclosed herein is a pair of dry type patches for teeth whitening, having a patch for upper teeth and a patch for lower teeth, in which the patch for upper teeth has a shape different from the...
8651865 Set of one-piece angled abutments  
A set of one-piece angled abutments, each abutment including an angled stump, a short intermediate cylindrical portion, and a lower threaded portion, wherein the placement of the starting point of...
8651867 Dental crowns  
The present invention provides a dental crown formed of a thermoplastic polymer material, the crown comprising: a tooth shaped top surface; and flexible side surfaces, at least one of which...
8647120 Dental separator apparatus and method  
A tooth separator apparatus, according to one embodiment, includes a tong having two arms constructed of a resilient material and having a wedge disposed at each end. An expander member is coupled...
8647119 Methods and kits with fluorescent probes for caries detection  
Methods and kits are provided for identifying carious lesions using a detectable fluorescent probe that binds to the lesion and an optical device. The detectable probe includes a molecule, a...
8647648 Color changing consumer products  
The invention relates to personal care products containing multilayer films with decorative layers and may impart a noticeable color change. The invention is applicable in products including type...
8646455 Mandibular advancement device with positive positioning hinge  
The invention is an oral appliance for prevention of sleeping problems including snoring, sleep apnea and bruxism, and may also be used to protect the teeth and gums from surgical instruments...
8647117 Bone-adaptive surface structure  
The invention concerns bone-adaptive surface structures for lateral jaw implants. Micromechanical and/or macromechanical surface structures having various body forms are incorporated into selected...
8647118 Deposition of discrete nanoparticles on a nanostructured surface of an implant  
A method of forming an implant to be implanted into living bone is disclosed. The method comprises the act of roughening at least a portion of the implant surface to produce a microscale roughened...
8647115 Syringes for dispensing multi-component material  
A syringe for dispensing a multi-component material. The syringe can include a cartridge having a first end and a second end, and respective compartments for components of the multi-component...
8647114 Apparatus for applying a powdery or liquid material  
An apparatus for applying a powdery or liquid substance includes a delivery device having a delivery pressurant connector and a substantially tubular applicator. The tubular applicator has an...
8647607 Patches for teeth whitening  
The present invention relates to a dry type tooth-whitening patch comprising peroxide as a tooth whitening agent. In particular, disclosed is a dry type tooth-whitening patch in which peroxide is...
8647116 Rotary endodontic file with frictional grip  
An endodontic file (10) has at least a central longitudinal cord (12), a helically wound wire (14) at least partially surrounding the cord and an elastomeric grip (16) partially covering the...
8641981 Device for the disinfection, sterilization and/or maintenance of medical in particular dental, instruments  
A device for the disinfection, sterilization and/or maintenance of medical, in particular dental instruments. The device is optimized in various areas, facilitating the fully automatic, reliable...
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...
8641415 Method and apparatus for tooth crack detection by means of acoustic emission  
In a method and apparatus for detecting a crack in a human tooth, especially one covered by a restoration, such as a crown, the approach is to stress the suspect tooth and, by means of acoustic...
8641416 Syringe and method for dosed dispensing of materials  
A syringe (1) for dosed dispensing of material, in particular of free-flowing and/or pasty dental material, includes a sleeve (10) for accommodating material and a piston (15) which can be...
8644978 Machining apparatus and method of making endodontic instruments  
A machining apparatus and method for fabricating endodontic instruments adapted for use in performing root canal procedures is disclosed. The machining apparatus includes computer numerical...
8641418 Titanium nano-scale etching on an implant surface  
A method of forming an implant to be implanted into living bone is disclosed. The method comprises the act of roughening at least a portion of the implant surface to produce a microscale roughened...
8641417 Sealing system for medical/dental handpieces  
A system for enhanced sealing against intrusion of moisture and other contaminants for medical/dental handpieces having rotating or other moving elements driven by a motor within the handpiece....
8641938 Denture and method and apparatus of making same  
A method for making a denture comprising a base and a plurality of teeth joined thereto. The method comprises forming a first cavity in a block of a denture base material, the first cavity being...
8641414 Automatic placement of precision cuts  
An orthodontic positioning device and methods for making an orthodontic positioning device including a first patient removable orthodontic tooth positioning appliance having teeth receiving...
8640710 Orthodontic protraction headgear appliance protective cover assembly  
The present invention is a protective cover assembly, pattern, and method for use for installation upon an external orthodontic headgear protraction appliance having a chin cup interface and a...
8642678 Carboxylic acid containing dispersants for composites  
Polymerizable dental composite comprising a solid filler and an organic polymerizable matrix, said polymerizable matrix comprising: (i) a polymerizable (meth)acrylic monomer having at least two...
8641235 Light, light fixture assembly, and patient module for use in a medical setting  
A patient module for use in a medical setting is provided. The patient module includes a patient seating assembly and at least one of a medical instrument for use in providing treatment to a...
8641649 Pump for dental water jet  
A pump for an oral irrigator includes a pump chassis, an eccentric end plate movably connected to the pump chassis, a first alignment shaft connected to the pump chassis, a second alignment shaft...
8640338 Method of preparation for restoring tooth structure  
Method for producing a dentist tool formed by an overlay to be used by a dentist in removing tooth structure, said method comprising the steps of: acquiring three-dimensional data relating to a...
8636510 System and method for detecting deviations during the course of an orthodontic treatment to gradually reposition teeth  
Method and system for detecting and correcting deviation during an orthodontic treatment plan is provided. The method includes the steps of receiving an un-segmented current teeth image...
8636505 Carrier for a fastening element to be fabricated and a method for production thereof, particularly as an orthodontic bracket  
A dental orthodontic apparatus includes a carrier and fastening elements having rear holding and front parts. The carrier includes an elongated carrier piece having two sections and a carrier...