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8454363 Dental implant system  
The dental implant system includes implants having integral abutments therewith for the removable or fixed attachment of plural or single prosthetic teeth, as appropriate. The system for removable...
8454365 Digital dentistry  
The systems and methods disclosed herein employ a scanning system for capturing highly detailed digital dental models. These models may be used within a dentist's office for a wide array of dental...
8454669 Device for UV photo-therapy  
Skin disorders such as, for example, atopic dermatitis, dyshidrosis, eczema, lichen planus, psoriasis, and vitiligo, are treated by applying high doses of ultraviolet light to diseased regions of...
8455566 Materials leading to improved dental composites and dental composites made therefrom  
Provided herein are uncured dental composites suitable for, among other things, filling cavities in teeth.
8457772 Method for planning a dental component  
Presented herein are methods and devices for designing dental components, such as physical models of a patient's anatomy, crowns and bridges. An operator of a prosthetic designing system can...
8454358 Tooth positioners, method of making the same, and method of positioning teeth using the same  
A method for forming a tooth positioner for repositioning at least one tooth of a patient includes providing a dental arch cast of a patient, separating at least one tooth from the dental arch...
8454364 Method for preparing a physical plaster model  
The invention provides a method for creating a physical teeth model. The method comprises the following steps: providing a virtual three dimensional (3D) representation of a patient's dentition...
8453887 One-piece vented piston  
A vented piston (1) comprises a plunger (2) having a front side and a rear side, a venting passage (4) extending between the front side and the rear side, and a cap (7) located adjacent the front...
8454362 Customized dental prosthesis for periodontal- or osseointegration, and related systems and methods  
A customized dental prosthesis for periodontal or osseointegration is disclosed having a manufactured implant portion shaped to substantially conform to the three-dimensional surface of a root of...
8454361 Swaggering endodontic instruments  
Endodontic instruments are described which have at least a section with a center of mass offset from an axis of rotation so that when the instrument is rotated, the section bends away from the...
8453650 Mouthpiece  
A mouthpiece includes a first body configured to be secured over one or more teeth of a user. The first body comprises a frame for location about at least one of a molar or a premolar of user, as...
8454360 Liquid droplet interproximal cleaning apparatus with gas stream protection  
The interproximal cleaning apparatus includes a gas reservoir (12) containing a compressed gas, such as CO2, in both liquid and gaseous states. A siphon tube (20) extends down into the liquid...
8455564 Dental composition and composite resin  
A dental composition of the present invention includes: a polymerizable monomer component (A); and an amorphous filler (B) having an average particle size of 1 to 20 μm and including silica-based...
8449295 Oral irrigation and/or brushing devices and/or methods  
An oral hygiene device having, in one implementation, a unique, peristaltic pump water streaming or jet action; and in another implementation, a multi-headed toothbrush may also be disposed on the...
8449297 Dental implant for insertion into a jawbone and for fastening a tooth replacement  
A dental implant inserted into a jawbone in order to fasten a tooth replacement is characterized by a shape corresponding to two partially overlapping cylinder-like members (29, 30) that have...
8452436 Tooth movement system and method  
The invention features computer based methods and systems for obtaining information about tooth movement caused by at least one orthodontic element fixed on a dentition. The invention also...
8450388 Dental fillers, methods, compositions including a caseinate  
The present application provides dental fillers, and methods of making and using dental fillers that include a treated surface that includes a caseinate. Dental compositions including such dental...
8448282 Sectioned mouthpiece for oral care  
The mouthpiece (10) includes receiving portions for receiving teeth from the upper and lower jaws. The teeth receiving portions includes two side portions (26, 28) which are joined by flexible...
8449294 Dental impression tray  
A dental impression tray is provided having a wall including at least one retaining element. The retaining element at least partially overhangs an associated passageway, wherein the passageway...
8449296 Dental appliance  
An appliance fabricated to improve the appearance of a patient's smile includes a plurality of simulated teeth. The interior surfaces of each of the teeth closely fits and conforms to the surface...
8443475 Method and device for cleaning teeth  
The invention is directed to a method and a device for cleaning teeth wherein a variety of cleaning tools are coupled to a common handle section for the individual cleaning of teeth. It relates in...
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...
8444416 Valves for personal care devices  
Dual valves are described herein. The dual valves have a plurality of lumens disposed within a unitary body. The dual valves can be used, for example, in personal care products such as...
8445558 Dental compositions including organogelators, products, and methods  
A hardenable dental composition that includes a polymerizable component and an organogelator.
8444414 Orthodontic buccal tube  
Provided is an orthodontic buccal tube, which is capable of preventing glue from flowing out towards a boundary between a tooth (300) and a base (100), being firmly attached to a face of the tooth...
8444413 Non-custom dental treatment trays having improved anatomical features  
A non-custom, dental tray device includes a moisture-resistant barrier layer having a labial-buccal wall, a lingual wall, and a bottom wall. The dental tray device includes at least one of the...
8443502 Blank arrangement  
This invention relates to a blank arrangement, with a blank (22) that is to be machined, in particular for the production of dental restoration parts. The blank is connected to a holder (16),...
8444412 Anchor apparatus for clear plastic orthodontic appliance systems and the like  
Anchor apparatus for a flexible and resilient clear orthodontic appliance constructed to be removably fitted over the teeth of a user by friction in a predetermined position. One or more first...
8447083 Method for detection of caries  
A method for forming an enhanced image of tooth tissue for caries detection obtains fluorescence and reflectance image data from a tooth. Each pixel in the fluorescence image data is combined with...
8444415 Dental measurement apparatus and system  
An apparatus for measuring mandibular position is disclosed. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a first slide operable to adjustably couple to a second slide, such that the second slide is...
8439672 Method and system for optimizing dental aligner geometry  
Method and system for establishing an initial position of a tooth, determining a target position of the tooth in a treatment plan, calculating a movement vector associated with the tooth movement...
8439674 Systems and methods for intra-oral drug delivery  
Systems and methods are disclosed for intra-oral delivery of drugs.
8442283 Patient-specific three-dimensional dentition model  
Embodiments of the invention provide methods and systems for generating a color-textured three-dimensional dental model that is specific to a patient. According to one embodiment, generating a...
8439676 Periodontal interdental delivery tray and periodontal medicament tray syringe  
The present invention relates to a periodontal interdental tray and to a periodontal medicament tray syringe that can be used in conjunction with the periodontal interdental tray of the present...
8439044 Dental appliance for minimizing effects of bruxism  
A dental appliance for maintaining a separation between the occlusal plane surfaces of the posterior teeth in order to avoid or minimize the adverse effects of bruxism, especially while sleeping....
8439678 Interproximal dental strip  
An interproximal dental strip with a serrated zone flanked by abrasive zones in repeated longitudinal succession along a side face of the strip. The abrasive zones have a plurality of abrasive...
8439680 Ceramic/metallic dental abutment  
A ceramic/metallic dental abutment for use with an implant, the abutment generally including a ceramic body portion having a base region, a transgingival region, and a supragingival region. The...
8439677 Maintenance apparatus for medical hand piece  
The present invention provides a maintenance apparatus for increasing the service life of a medical handpiece. The maintenance apparatus is provided with a first fluid supply which feeds a...
8440741 Dental adhesive compositions and methods  
A one-part, self-etching dental adhesive is disclosed. The adhesive includes a hydrolytically stable acidic adhesive monomer and a hydrolytically stable, difunctional hydrophilic monomer.
8438950 Method for manufacturing disposable rotary cutting tools for dental or medical applications  
The shank (12) of a disposable rotary cutting tool (10) comprises a pipe section (16) cut from a drawn metal pipe. The tool head (14) is formed from a cut-out (18a, 18b) of a drawn metal sheet or...
8439681 Method of assessing oral health risk  
A method of oral health risk assessment is provided in which diagnostic data from an oral health detection device and patient risk factor data is processed to provide a integrated risk measure...
8439673 Tracking teeth movement correction  
Embodiments are provided for tracking teeth movement correction. One method embodiment includes using a set of positioning appliances shaped to move teeth through a number of successive stages of...
8439671 Methods and apparatus for bonding orthodontic appliances using photocurable adhesive material  
A bonding tray for indirect bonding of orthodontic appliances includes a body adapted to fit over at least a portion of the dental arch. One or more orthodontic appliances are releasably connected...
8440739 Dental composition and composite resin  
A dental composition of the present invention includes: a polymerizable monomer (A); an amorphous filler (B) having an average particle size of 1 to 20 μm and including silica-based fine particles...
8439675 Method for producing a bone prosthesis or a pre-implant simulation, and equipment used  
Method for producing a bone prosthesis, comprising forming a surgical guide (1) equipped with at least one artificial prosthesis (150 and with at least a first hole passing through each artificial...
8439682 Set of endodontic instruments  
A set of endodontic instrument adapted to remove material from walls of a root canal having a working portion with a relatively short working length. A substantially untapered nonworking portion...
8439679 Extractor for broken tooth root  
The invention is an extractor for roots of broken teeth. This extractor has a square head spiral. That square head spiral has a spiral anchor and a square head with optional depressions in the...
8440098 Conditioning agent for the etching of enamel lesions  
The invention relates to a composition which comprises 1 to 80% by weight of at least one acid which has a pKa of 2 or less; a protic solvent;a complexing agent for Ca2+ ions;for use as...
8435030 Orthodontic braces  
Orthodontic braces including a plaque 2, preferably made of a plastic material for food purposes, on which there is reproduced the shape of at least one portion of the palatal-dental arch, both...
8436070 Pasty polymerizable dental compounds and method for producing the same  
The present invention relates to a material for dental products comprising a mixture of at least one polymerizable monomer and at least one polymer based on polysulfones which is preswollen in a...