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8567408 Composite oral appliances and methods for manufacture  
Oral appliances adapted to for spacing the occlusal surfaces of the teeth of a user are disclosed. The oral appliances have an integral retention band interconnecting a first bite pad and a second...
8568897 Addressable matrices/cluster blanks for dental CAD/CAM systems and optimization thereof  
A cluster mill blank includes a framework constructed to cooperate with a blank holder of an existing CAD/CAM system, and a plurality of sub-blanks attached to the framework forming an addressable...
8568139 Orthodontic bracket  
An orthodontic bracket which can be selectively active or passive, and can be active or passive on one tooth and can be independently active or passive on adjacent or any other tooth. The bracket...
8568141 Linearly motorized dental syringe  
A linear cartridge-type motorized dental syringe has a plunger rod aligned with a drive shaft of a motor, the externally threaded plunger rod movable longitudinally, but not rotatably, relative to...
8568142 Rotatable endodontic instruments and methods for their manufacture  
A quasi-hyperbolic endodontic instrument having a cylindrical, elongated shaft with a radius that varies as a smooth, continuous curve along the length of the shaft and is larger near the distal...
8568138 Aesthetic self-ligating orthodontic bracket  
A self-ligating orthodontic bracket for captivating an archwire with a tooth. The bracket includes a bracket body mountable to a tooth and a self-ligating mechanism having an archwire slot and a...
8568140 Apparatus and method for curing materials with radiation  
A hand held dental instrument for curing light-curable compounds comprises a housing and an array of solid state, light emitting junctions or dies for generating light having wavelengths within a...
8566993 Splatter controlling tooth polishing system  
A variable speed tooth polishing system including a tooth polisher with multiple polishing head capability, in order to provide therapeutic treatment to gums and guard against undesired exposure...
8568697 High fluoride ion recovery compositions  
Compositions having high fluoride ion recovery comprising a hydrocolloid, a heteropolysaccharide, a PVME/MA copolymer, and a fluoride ion source and use thereof, e.g., in the treatment of...
8567000 Interdental brush and method of producing the same  
An interdental brush of the present invention includes bristles (11), a wire (12) twisted with the bristles (11), and a handle (20) attached to the wire (12). The handle (20) includes a main body...
8563625 Hydrophilized curable silicone impression materials with improved storage behavior  
The invention relates to hydrophilized curable silicone compositions which contain organopolysiloxanes, hydrophilizers and at least one stabilizing phosphorous compound. The compositions are...
8562337 Active attachments for interacting with a polymeric shell dental appliance  
An active dental attachment. Specifically, an attachment device for interacting with a polymeric shell dental appliance is described. The attachment device includes an anchoring attachment body. A...
8562348 Modular implant with secured porous portion  
A modular implant includes a head, an intermediate part configured to engage bone, and an initially separate anchor configured to engage the head so that at least the head and the anchor...
8562343 Fluid driven dental handpiece with hydrostatic bearings  
A dental handpiece uses a single airflow input to drive both a rotor and provide a hydrostatic bearing. The fluid flow in the form of compressed air is applied first to the hydrostatic bearings...
8562345 Apparatus for fastening a dental prosthesis  
The device for fastening a dental prosthesis includes a bar patrix (20) and a connecting part (10), which can be attached to the dental prosthesis and has a recess into which the bar patrix can be...
8562340 Computer automated development of an orthodontic treatment plan and appliance  
A computer is used to create a plan for repositioning an orthodontic patient's teeth. The computer receives an initial digital data set representing the patient's teeth at their initial positions...
8562347 Dental implants  
A dental implant has a dental implant fixture with a fitting hole at the oral cavity-side end, and an abutment with a fitting portion at one end which is to be fitted, not to be rotatable, in the...
8562350 Set of artificial teeth of anterior teeth linearly contacting with each other  
In a set of artificial teeth, at least one of mutually adjacent artificial anterior teeth includes abutting faces which contacts linearly with the other one so as to form abutting lines and...
8562339 Digital orthodontic appliance coupling matrix  
A digital orthodontic treatment planning system provides a practitioner with digital representations of at least a part of a tooth of a patient and at least part of a coupling matrix within a...
8562342 Angles hose connection for dental handpiece  
A dental handpiece having a distal end including an attachment for assembly of a removable workpiece and a handpiece body intermediate a proximal end and the distal end. The handpiece extends in a...
8562341 Dental and medical instruments comprising titanium  
Endodontic instruments for use in performing root canal therapy on a tooth are disclosed. In one form, the instruments include an elongate shank having a cutting edge extending from a distal end...
8562338 Treatment progress tracking and recalibration  
Systems and methods of developing and tracking delivery and patient progression through an orthodontic treatment plan. One method includes identifying deviations from an orthodontic treatment...
8562955 Light-activated tooth whitening method  
A method of whitening teeth comprises the steps of contacting a stained tooth surface with an organic metal-ligand complex and an oxidizing compound, and exposing the stained tooth surface to...
8562344 Dental platform assembly and methods  
A dental implant system includes a base member that is adapted to be embedded within a patient's jawbone at a treatment site. The base member has a generally flat top side defining an outer...
8562349 Dental implant that increases bone support  
A dental_implant that increases the amount of bone around the implant by increasing its length in order to place a longer implant without the need for a sinus elevation surgery in the posterior...
8562346 Dental implant for a jaw with reduced bone volume and improved osseointegration features  
A dental implant has a body with a porous metal portion for engaging bone. The porous metal portion has an outer coronal to apical height and an outer diameter. Both the height and diameter are...
8557224 Oral cavity composition  
The present invention provides an oral cavity composition with which brief treatment using the same yields a high effect for dental cavity prevention and an excellent dental hyperesthesia...
8556624 Orthodontic appliance  
The present invention provides an orthodontic appliance having a load applying mechanism. To correct malocclusion, the load applying mechanism may include a projection fixed to the specified tooth...
8556870 Dental package  
A dental package and a method of making such dental package for holding flowable dental material. The method comprising the steps of providing a container having an opening and providing first...
8556627 Dental implant having a recessed surface for sealing  
Apparatus is provided that includes a dental implant having a central longitudinal axis, a lateral external surface, and a distal implant portion that extends from a distal implant end along up to...
8556625 Infrared dental imaging  
Dental imaging systems include an optical scanner that scans one or more interrogation beams across a portion of at least one tooth to produce a dentally modulated light flux associated with light...
8556626 Mandible position indicator for measuring and replicating occlusion  
One embodiments of the present subject matter include a method that includes fixing a top pantograph to a patient via clutches to the top teeth of the patient, fixing a bottom pantograph to a...
8553966 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Systems and methods for analyzing dynamic dental occlusions and making dental appliances
 
Systems and methods for analyzing dynamic occlusion during replicated excursions of virtual three-dimensional representations of a dental patient's occlusal complex are provided. The method may...
8550814 Multi-component orthodontic bracket assembly  
An orthodontic bracket assembly adapted for securement to teeth of the upper and lower jaw is provided. The assembly is a multi-component system that includes a base component and a bracket...
8551622 Addressable matrices/cluster blanks for dental CAD/CAM systems and optimization thereof  
A cluster mill blank includes a framework constructed to cooperate with a blank holder of an existing CAD/CAM system, and a plurality of sub-blanks attached to the framework forming an addressable...
8552087 Dental materials with a high flexural modulus  
Low viscosity composites, with a flexural modulus of at least 18 GPa and a flexural strength of at least 90 MPa for filling dental root canals for fixing post or as a build-up material on post,...
8550816 Mandibular manipulator and related methods  
Described is a mandibular manipulator instrument as a standalone tool or with associated mouthpiece that includes two interlocking laterally sliding frames including a movable upper and a lower...
8552086 Dental compositions including organogelators, products, and methods  
A hardenable dental composition that includes a polymerizable component and an organogelator.
8550815 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...
8545219 Outie tool for removal of a plastic tooth positioning appliance or aligner (invisible braces) from teeth of a patient  
An apparatus and method for the efficient, safe, and hygienic removing of removable tooth positioning appliances such as aligners or other dental appliances from the teeth of a patient. A straight...
8545225 Redox-curing type composition  
The present invention provides a redox-curing type composition that penetrates into a wet body, particularly into a tooth structure (dentin), is cured in an accelerated manner by the moisture...
8546463 Dental adhesive composition  
Dental composition comprising an aqueous mixture containing (i) a polymerizable acidic phosphoric acid ester monomer of the following formula (A): whereina is an integer of from 1 to 10; R1...
8545221 Smile designer  
Various methods and systems for designing a restored smile are provided. One method includes receiving scan data of a patient's teeth, developing a digital model of the patient's teeth via a...
8545223 Dental implant system  
A dental implant system is hermetically sealed and uses a radially extruded extension retentive design. The implant system provides additional retention and resistance to rotational and lateral...
8545220 Orthodontic treatment tube  
Provided is an orthodontic treatment including a main tube, and a pair of caps provided at both ends of the main tube to form an adhesion space therebetween in which an adhesive is accommodated...
8545224 Method for improving productivity and personalization for dental prostheses  
A method for increasing the speed in setting artificial teeth in full dentures or dental prostheses. The method provides premade tooth segments, the premade tooth segments including at least one...
8545222 Method of dental implant restoration  
The invention provides a method for dental restoration including direct modification of an abutment in the oral environment to obtain the ideal shape, contour, and margin placement. The method is...
8545401 Suction tip for surgical instruments  
A suction tip for a surgical instrument includes a hollow housing having a top flat wall and a bottom flat wall and including a proximal end and a distal end. The distal end has a widened tip...
8544472 Dental device  
A fastener suitable for connecting two parts of a dental splint together in a prearranged or predetermined spatial relationship to treat a person suffering from a sleep disorder is described. In...
8539955 Mouthguard  
An improved mouthguard is provided for use by individuals having orthodontic appliances, such as braces. The mouthguard comprises an outer guard portion and an inner subguard portion. The subguard...