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8408906 Dental implant having a surface made of a ceramic material  
A dental implant having a surface made of a ceramic material. The dental implant is characterized in that the surface has a topography defined by a Core Roughness Depth Sk of less than 1 μm.
8408483 Adjustable flow regulator for dental water jet  
A dental water jet apparatus for adjusting a pressurized water stream from a pump to a tip moves pressurized water from a reservoir to a tip in fluid communication with the pump. A flow control...
8408903 Multi-cortical dental implant anchor, dental implant kit and template  
A multi-cortical implant anchor for use with a dental implant having a generally elongate shank and a grippable region formed at a predetermined portion thereof, the implant anchor comprises a...
8408899 Dental delivery systems, related components and methods  
Described herein are various embodiments of a dental delivery system. For example, in one exemplary embodiment, a rear dental delivery system through which at least one of water, air and vacuum...
8410192 Compositions based on silane-terminated polyethers and their use  
Compositions containing (A) at least one silane-terminated polyether derivative with a content of polyether groups from 10 to 98% anda content of 1 to 25% terminal groups with the structure...
8408902 Material and blank for dentures  
A material for dentures having a 3-point bending strength of at least 1300 MPa, dentures produced from said type of material, corresponding blank materials, a method for producing blanks, and a...
8408898 Systems and processes for dental implant placement  
Dental implant placement may be facilitated using a guide and/or placement system. The guide may allow an appropriate position for a dental implant to be determined. The placement system may...
8408904 Coupling for a multi-part dental implant system  
The invention relates to an abutment for use in a dental implant system, wherein the abutment is provided with a guiding and lock element for associating the abutment to a dental implant, the...
8408901 Variable land, multiple height flute contour design for endodontic files  
A tapered endodontic rotary file for shaping or cleaning a root canal in a tooth has one or more flutes spiraling along the length of the file. The diameters of the one or more flutes tapers in a...
8406909 Method of designing dental-implant prosthesis  
A method of designing a dental-implant prosthesis includes the steps of arranging a referential jig and combining the referential jig into a fixture installed in a patient's oral cavity, the...
8403671 Detachment-prevented removable double-crown prosthetic appliance  
A detachment-prevented removable double-crown prosthetic appliance includes an internal crown member, which has an outside surface to which two resilient retention clamping strips are mounted,...
8403916 Surgical instrument having a magnetically driven detachable tool assembly  
A medical instrument for use on a patient. The medical instrument includes a housing having a proximal end and a distal end, an electric motor mounted to the housing having a drive shaft rotatable...
8403670 Method for creating three-dimensional data of position of outer periphery at occlusal surface side of keeper with respect to abutment for implant  
A method for creating three-dimensional data of a position of an outer periphery at the occlusal surface side of a keeper includes steps of placing a keeper analog having a reference plane in same...
8404760 Filled dental material based on polymerizable dihydroxy-phenylalanine derivatives  
Polymerizable dental material which contains (a) at least one radically polymerizable compound according to the general formula I (b) initiators for radical polymerization; and (c) filler.
8403668 Dental retention systems  
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 adjustable abutment...
8404144 Compositions including polymerizable bisphosphonic acids and methods  
The present invention is directed to compositions containing one or more polymerizable bisphosphonic acids and optionally one or more additional polymerizable components.
8403666 Combination rotating dental cleaning brush and paste device  
The combination rotating dental cleaning brush and paste device. The device includes a housing having a rotating shaft therethrough. A compressible tube has two opposed ends, a first end which is...
8403902 Reduced-pressure medical systems and methods employing a moisture processing device  
Systems, methods, and devices related to removing fluids from a patient are provided. In one instance, fluid is removed from the patient and delivered to a canister using reduced pressure. Reduced...
8403663 Direct placement system for tooth extrusion  
An orthodontic apparatus for direct placement of a ligature for tooth extruding. The apparatus has a body having a first end and a second end. The first end has a reservoir for receiving adhesive...
8402624 Blank arrangement  
The invention relates to a blank arrangement, with a blank (12) that is to be machined, in particular for the production of dental restoration parts. The blank is connected to a holder (16), which...
8402619 System and method for reducing environmental crematorial release of mercury from mercury-containing dental amalgam  
The invention described herein provides for a simple, economical system and method for reducing environmental release of dental amalgamous mercury from teeth caused by cremation of corpses. The...
8403664 Dental obturation system  
A dental obturation system, which is configured such that a power terminal unit is installed between a rotary unit and a cartridge unit such that a heating unit can heat a filling material and a...
8403665 Oral irrigator  
An oral irrigator has a pump, a discharge nozzle and a pressure control. The pump has a generally constant operating speed and feeds the discharge nozzle. The pressure control is adapted to modify...
8406908 Method and system for producing a dental prosthesis  
A method for producing a dental prosthesis, including obtaining data for the teeth that are to be replaced and for their surrounding area; compiling a database containing data for prefabricated...
8403667 Dental implant  
Dental implants for fixed and removable prosthetic devices, and for other devices such as orthodontic devices, which have application to single tooth replacement, e.g., caps and crowns, and...
8403669 Artificial tooth  
Artificial teeth of upper and lower jaws, allowing easy operation by clarifying the three-dimensional positional relation of cusp tips and pits to contact with each other in occlusion. Each pair...
8401686 Reduced registration bonding template  
A dental template for positioning an object on teeth of a patient and method for fabricating the same. The method includes creating a digital model of the patient's teeth, creating a simplified...
8398398 Foam pad used with tubular member to vacuum fluids from an oral cavity  
A dental suction apparatus 2 includes a tubular vacuum member 10, such as a tubular vacuum tip or aspirator, and a protective foam pad 20. The pad is mounted on a distal end 12 of the tubular...
8398403 Tooth root canal anchorage assembly  
The tooth root channel anchorage assembly comprises a core member to be fixed within the tooth root channel and a post to be inserted into the core member having a thoroughgoing bore. The core...
8398396 Surgical drill templates and methods of manufacturing the same  
The present invention concerns a drill template, comprising: a base body made by casting or rapid prototyping; at least one reinforced portion made by casting or rapid prototyping; and at least...
8398324 Vial for delivering contents onto a substrate  
Dispenser for dispensing a substance onto a substrate, such as a tooth treatment compound onto teeth, includes a vial including a pair of thin members forming a cavity therebetween in which the...
8398400 Pick-up implant abutment and method  
A dental implant abutment arrangement for use with a dental implant has an abutment with a proximal retaining member and an axial bore. The retaining member is rotationally asymmetrical and has a...
8398395 Accessory for a dental model articulator  
An accessory for use with a dental articulator, the accessory including a dental model holder, adapted and configured to hold a dental model, and a mounting assembly for removably affixing said...
8398402 Method for maufacturing dental implant and dental implant  
A dental implant capable of reliably preventing elution of metal when the dental implant is applied within an oral cavity and capable of reliably preventing occurrence of mismatching (bumpy...
8398229 Curing  
A method of curing radiation-curable fluid is described. In one example, the method includes emitting radiation from an array of light-emitting diodes towards ink to be cured. LEDs are cheap,...
8398399 Ultrasonic flossing device  
An ultrasonic flossing device includes a housing having a proximal portion and a distal portion. An engine is disposed within the housing and is configured to convert input energy into ultrasonic...
8401826 System and method for representation, modeling and application of three-dimensional digital pontics  
Modeling pontics at successive treatment stages includes: (1) calculating space measurements between first and second teeth by getting first and second tooth transformations at a treatment stage...
8398394 Dental treatment center  
A system for driving an electric handpiece in response to a pneumatic control signal may provide for fast interchange of handpieces, self-calibration and wide dynamic range of operation with...
8401690 Method for machining a blank having an individual scale-up factor and blank therefor  
In a method for processing a blank (1), in which the blank (1) can be densely sintered with shrinkage following machining and machining of the blank (1) is carried out in a machining device (7)...
8398397 Dental intraligamentary injection needles and related methods of manufacture  
Injection needle devices for administering a local anesthetic into tough, dense ligamentary tissue surrounding a tooth. The injection needle is a two-part needle that includes a proximal needle...
8398401 Method for manufacturing dental implant and dental implant  
A dental implant is provided that is capable of reliably preventing elution of metal when the dental implant is applied within an oral cavity and capable of reliably preventing the occurrence of...
8393898 Apparatus for filtering dental solid waste  
An apparatus for filtering dental solid waste has been developed. The apparatus includes a high volume evacuation (HVE) tip with one end that is connected to a suction line and another end that is...
8393037 Electric toothbrush  
A three-axis acceleration sensor is mounted to a body of an electric toothbrush. A CPU detects the three-dimensional attitude of the body based on an output from the acceleration sensor and, based...
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....
8393896 Self-ligating orthodontic bracket  
An orthodontic bracket having a bracket body configured to be mounted to a tooth includes an archwire slot having a base surface defining a base plane and a slide engagement track defining a...
8393022 Thin-film splash guard for a dental cuspidor  
A thin-film splash guard for use with dental cuspidors is described. The splash guard includes a thin-film sheet, a pair of slots, and an adhesive. The thin-film sheet is composed of a flexible,...
8394869 Photopolymerizable compositions useful as a dental restorative material  
Disclosed are photopolymerizable compositions suitable for uses such as dental composite resins, and that comprise (A) a radical-polymerizable monomer, (B) a photopolymerization initiator that...
8393899 Endodontic instrument and method  
An endodontic instrument with an elongate shaft and a plurality of inverted frusto-conical sections with radial cutting edge disposed along a working portion of the shaft.
8396272 Method and apparatus for detection of caries  
A method for obtaining an image of tooth tissue directs incident light toward a tooth, wherein the incident light excites a fluorescent emission from the tooth tissue. Specular reflection of...
8388344 Osteointegrative interface  
Dental implant with biomimetic osteointegrative interface has a substrate of biocompatible material with a first layer thereon, having a first concentration of oxide of the biocompatible material,...