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US20060275731 Treatment of teeth by aligners  
A method for moving a subject's teeth in a dental treatment includes moving the subject's teeth toward desired positions by one or more dental aligners. A movement pathway may comprise determining...
US20130280671 INTRA-ORAL LIGHT THERAPY APPARATUSES AND METHODS FOR THEIR USE  
In some embodiments, an apparatus comprises a housing, an emitter, and an electronic circuit. The housing is configured to fit within a patient's mouth. The emitter is at least partially encased...
US20060275736 Computer aided orthodontic treatment planning  
Methods, devices and systems for digitizing a patient's arch and manipulating the digital dental arch model. In one variation the methods includes producing a physical arch model for the patient's...
US20090061381 Systems and methods for 3D previewing  
Systems and methods are disclosed to preview a scan includes placing a three dimensional (3D) scanner probe near an object to be scanned; scanning a portion of the object to generate a 3D model of...
US20050244782 Method and system for incrementally moving teeth  
A system for repositioning teeth comprises a plurality of individual appliances. The appliances are configured to be placed successively on the patient's teeth and to incrementally reposition the...
US20170173359 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TOOTH REGULATION WITH HEAVY FORCES  
Methods are provided for regulating tooth movement and for maintaining or improving tissue health using heavy forces. Such methods comprise allowing a heavy force to be exerted on one or more...
US20130196284 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TOOTH REGULATION WITH HEAVY FORCES  
Methods are provided for regulating tooth movement and for maintaining or improving tissue health using heavy forces. Such methods comprise allowing a heavy force to be exerted on one or more...
US20170079748 Software And Methods For Dental Treatment Planning  
Computer-implemented methods to plan, display and evaluate orthodontic treatment plans. A plurality of teeth 40, 42 in a representation on a computer display may be moved simultaneously in...
US20120148975 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REGULATING TOOTH MOVEMENT  
A method is provided for regulating tooth movement, comprising extra-orally administering an effective amount of light transdermally to the maxillary or mandibular alveolar bone of a patient in...
US20080261165 Systems for haptic design of dental restorations  
The invention provides systems for integrated haptic design and fabrication of dental restorations that provide significant advantages over traditional practice and existing computer-based...
US20160193014 METHOD TO MODIFY ALIGNER BY MODIFYING TOOTH POSITION  
Polymeric shell appliances are provided in which the polymeric shell appliances are configured to provide one or more activation forces to facilitate tooth movement. In many embodiments, the...
US20160096037 METHODS USEFUL FOR REMODELING MAXILLOFACIAL BONE USING LIGHT THERAPY AND A FUNCTIONAL APPLIANCE  
Methods are provided for regulating bone remodeling or tooth movement, comprising allowing a functional appliance to exert a force on oral or maxillofacial bone, muscle, or soft tissue, or one or...
US20130095446 Direct Manufacture of Orthodontic Aligner Appliance  
A method for direct fabrication of an orthodontic device having tooth-fitting cavities, such as an aligner, using layer-by-layer printing of a single or multiple polymeric materials. The cavities...
US20070092850 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR POSITIONING TEETH  
A method to create a digital model of a patient's teeth includes creating an impression of the patient's teeth; and scanning the impression using an X-ray source to generate the digital model.
US20160135926 ARRANGEMENT, DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORTHODONTIC APPARATUS AND DEVICE FOR INDIRECT ADHESION OF AN ORTHODONTIC APPARATUS  
The invention relates to an instruction for producing all orthodontic apparatuses and/or orthodontic aids which are required during the entire duration of an orthodontic treatment, wherein the...
US20160008095 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...
US20090004618 ORTHODONTIC HAND TOOLS FOR USE WITH A SELF-LIGATING ORTHODONTIC BRACKET AND METHODS FOR USING SUCH ORTHODONTIC HAND TOOLS  
Orthodontic hand tools and methods for using the orthodontic hand tools in conjunction with self-ligating orthodontic brackets. The orthodontic hand tool includes a tip configured to contact a...
US20110269092 REINFORCED ALIGNER HOOKS  
Orthodontic positioning devices, and related methods and systems, are disclosed for use with one or more orthodontic elastic members. The disclosed devices are configured to couple with an...
US20080311535 Torque Overcorrection Model  
A custom orthodontic appliance comprised of brackets to be positioned on a patient's teeth, and an archwire, is customized to provide a desired torque to a tooth by selecting an angle for the slot...
US20070190478 Advanced thermoplastics for orthodontics  
An orthodontic appliance including at least one orthodontic component comprising a thermoplastic polymer. In some embodiments the thermoplastic polymer is a rigid backbone polymer including at...
US20060177791 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INDIRECT BONDING OF ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCES  
An indirect bonding apparatus is made by initially placing spacer material over a replica of the patient's tooth structure. A tray is then formed over the spacer material and hardened. Next, the...
US20110091832 RAPID PROTOTYPED TRANSFER TRAY FOR ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCES  
The present invention is directed to computer-implemented methods of making a transfer tray using rapid prototyping techniques, where the gingival edge of the tray is defined to intersect with at...
US20110008745 ORTHODONTIC BONE ANCHOR PLATE WITH MESH PAD  
An orthodontic anchorage system (10) is provided having a bone attachment portion (20), a bracket attachment plate (40), and a transmucosal neck (30) connected between the bone attachment portion...
US20060003292 Digital manufacturing of removable oral appliances  
A digitally-based method is described for the design and production of customized removable dental appliances. The plastic component of custom appliances is designed using software, and milled...
US20130101952 ORTHODONTIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR TREATING MALOCCLUSIONS  
A dental apparatus for use with a connecting member coupled to a jaw in a patient's mouth. The apparatus includes an orthodontic device and a connecting device carried by the orthodontic device....
US20100015565 Orthodontic Devices  
Orthodontic splint devices may include one or more bases and connectors. Various attachment members configured to, during use, couple the device to a portion of the patient's mouth may also be...
US20100285420 ORTHODONTIC BRACKET HAVING A LINGUALLY BIASED CLOSURE MEMBER AND ASSOCIATED METHOD  
An orthodontic bracket includes a bracket body having an archwire slot configured to receive the archwire and a base surface that at least in part defines the archwire slot. A movable member is...
US20080227051 ORTHODONTIC KITS AND METHODS  
An orthodontic kit includes brackets and at least one archwire for a single patient. The brackets and archwire are provided in a sealed container that is sterilized after the container is closed....
US20080050692 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING ORTHODONTIC ALIGNERS  
The present invention is directed to a method of fabricating a successive set of patterns representing incremental stages of an orthodontic treatment plan, and then sending all or a portion of the...
US20080063995 ARCHWIRE ASSEMBLY WITH STOPS  
An archwire assembly comprises an archwire with a crimpable sleeve adapted to slidably move along the archwire so as to be positioned between two adjacent brackets of orthodontic braces. The...
US20070238066 Dental targetting device and method  
A targeting device and method enables one or more orthodontic elements to be aligned with and bonded onto at least one tooth in a predetermined manner. The device is in the form of a shell that...
US20060127834 Orthodontic kits and methods  
An orthodontic kit includes brackets and at least one archwire for a single patient. The brackets and archwire are provided in a sealed container that is sterilized after the container is closed....
US20050186526 Methods and systems for enabling and stabilizing tooth movement  
The present invention provides methods for accelerating orthodontic tooth movement and for treating relapse. The orthodontic methods comprise applying force to reposition teeth and administering a...
US20050074717 Method and apparatus for bonding orthodontic appliances to teeth  
A method and apparatus for bonding orthodontic appliances such as brackets, buccal tubes and the like to a patient's teeth includes the use of an array of solid state light emitters adapted for...
US20130059262 Orthodontic Appliance  
An orthodontic appliance for treating a malocclusion such as a class 3 malocclusion is disclosed. The appliance comprises an outer wall and an inner wall, and a web extending between the inner and...
US20060269892 Methods and systems for enabling and stabilizing tooth movement  
Orthodontic methods comprise applying force to reposition teeth and administering a tissue remodeling and/or an angiogenic substance(s) to the periodontal tissue surrounding the teeth to be moved....
US20060127852 Image based orthodontic treatment viewing system  
Systems and methods are disclosed for visualizing changes in a three dimensional (3D) model by receiving an initial 3D model for the patient; determining a target 3D model; and generating one or...
US20150125802 ORTHODONTIC DEVICE  
An orthodontic device including positioning aligner, devices allowing incremental movement of teeth and continuous tooth movements appliances is described herein. In particular, it provides an...
US20080032250 Virtual orthodontic treatment  
A method for virtual orthodontic treatment is provided in which a virtual set of orthodontic components is associated, in a virtual space, with a first virtual three-dimensional image of teeth,...
US20070141525 Registering banded appliances for digital orthodontics treatment planning  
In general, the invention relates to techniques for registering a three-dimensional (3D) coordinate system of a physical model of a patient's tooth structure to a 3D coordinate system of a virtual...
US20130230819 APPARATUS FOR ORTHODONTIC ALIGNER TRAY RETENTION  
An orthodontic aligner tray includes a plurality of tooth-shaped cavities configured to adjust alignment or position of at least one tooth in the mouth of a patient. An apparatus to retain the...
US20080261166 Method and system for assisting in applying an orthodontic treatment  
A method and system for providing information for correct placement of one or more brackets on one or more corresponding teeth according to a predetermined treatment scheme. A virtual...
US20120315595 BRACKET WITH FRONT OPENING AND ORTHODONTIC INTER-BRACKET ADJOINING MECHANISM  
An orthodontic bracket for an orthodontic system has a rear base for being mounted to a tooth and first and second portions extending from the rear base. The first and second portions are spaced...
US20090061382 TOOTH MOVEMENT TRACKING SYSTEM  
A method for determining movement of a tooth model from a first position to a second position, comprising: marking one or more points on the tooth model at the first position using a laser;...
US20070148608 Formable Sheets for Medical Applications and Methods of Manufacture Thereof  
Disclosed herein is an appliance for use in an oral cavity, wherein the appliance comprises a polymeric shell that comprises a polymeric mixture, and further wherein the polymeric shell has...
US20060127836 Tooth movement tracking system  
Systems and methods are disclosed for determining movement of a tooth model from a first position to a second position by identifying one or more common features on the tooth model; detecting the...
US20070099146 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR POSITIONING ORTHODONTIC BRACKETS ON A VIRTUAL MODEL OF A PATIENT'S TEETH  
A computer-based system and method facilitate placing virtual orthodontic brackets with respect to a virtual model of a set of teeth. The teeth are displayed for the user, who places reference...
US20050277084 Orthodontic brace with polymeric arch member  
A brace for an orthodontic patient includes a polymeric arch member that is removably connected to a series of appliances that are affixed to the patient's teeth. The arch member is preferably...
US20130252195 ORTHODONTIC EXPANDER SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An orthodontic maxillary palatal expander device in accord with at least some aspects of the present concepts includes a mid-palatal bar having a first set of connection points configured to...
US20090269714 Systems and methods for temporarily staging teeth  
Systems and methods are disclosed for moving teeth by moving a first tooth; and moving a second tooth while isolating the first tooth at a rest position.
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