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8926322 Centrifugal deflection device for a surgical or dental handpiece for removing foreign matter  
Centrifugal deflection device intended to be fitted to a surgical or dental handpiece to prevent the penetration of foreign matter that results from an operation, the centrifugal deflection device...
8834159 Adjustable angle prophy angle adapter  
An adjustable angle adapter for a prophy angle comprises a nose, a rotating member, a body, a shaft, a multi-axis rotation joint, and an outer joint. The nose is configured to receive a portion of...
8784102 Prophy cup for dental handpiece  
A prophy cup has an outer surface with dimples formed therein. The dimples increase the turbulent flow in a boundary layer proximate to the surface. The increased turbulent flow reduces the...
8777615 Dental prophylaxis devices  
The present invention is directed to dental prophylaxis devices that improve portability, maneuverability and aid in retaining clean conditions for use on dental patients, particularly to dental...
8622952 System and method for pain reduction during skin puncture and breakable tip therefor  
An instrument, article and method are provided for minimizing pain during administration by injection of a liquid, such as, an anesthetic. The instrument has a forward end. A lightpipe mounted...
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...
8235720 Prophylactic systems for dental instruments and methods for using the same  
A prophylactic system 100 for a dental hand piece 101 of a selected shape and having an outlet 112 for providing a fluid to an operating field is disclosed. A cover 102 has a shape substantially...
8092217 Suckback prevention device for single use high-speed turbine dental drill handpiece  
A high-speed turbine dental drill handpiece has a drilling needle, a wind wheel axle, a head housing having an annular opening with a two-step profile shape, and a suckback prevention device. The...
7958588 Variable speed 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...
7927100 Device for protecting the head of a dental handpiece and sealed packaging for an insert equipped with said device  
The invention relates to a protective device for dental equipment of the type including a straight handpiece or a contra-angle. The dental equipment is formed by a body enclosing a motor unit...
7674850 Hardenable self-supporting structures and methods  
Compositions, particularly for forming dental products, having a hardenable self-supporting structure with sufficient malleability to be subsequently customized into a second shape and then...
7625209 Prophylactic systems for dental instruments and methods for using the same  
A prophylactic system 100 for a dental hand piece 101 of a selected shape and having an outlet 112 for providing a fluid to an operating field is disclosed. A cover 102 has a shape substantially...
7238021 Powered cutting surface with protective guard for equine teeth  
An arrangement that may be used in combination with selected tools having a tooth cutting surface for the care and maintenance such as removing a selected portion of the exposed surface of equine...
7101176 Rotary float with friction-engaged cap  
A rotary float includes an elongated tubular arm with a drive shaft rotatably mounted therethrough. The forward end of the drive shaft is connected to a collet shaft within an extension tube, and...
7037110 Protective barrier  
A protective barrier that can be removably fitted over a dental instrument to protect against the transfer of contaminants from one dental patient to another via the dental instrument. The...
7033169 Variable tool  
A variable tool (1) for use in veterinary procedures is provided. The tool (1) includes a handle (5) having first and second ends (7, 8), the first end (7) engageable with a drive means. A shaft...
6923647 Method for removing a dental crown and apparatus therefor  
Method and tool for fracturing the cement interface between a crown and a tooth or the like. The method is accomplished by positioning a piezoelectric driven rapid impacting tool against one side...
6716215 Cranial drill with sterile barrier  
A medical device is provided comprising a MRI compatible cranial drill having a removable sterilizable drill bit and a sterile barrier. The sterile barrier has an interior portion, a proximal end,...
6443729 Illuminated dental mirror  
A dental mirror comprising a handle, a mirror, a tubular member inside the handle, a light source inside the tubular member, a light transmitting element coupled to the light source, a thermally...
6402511 Pathogen barrier with optically transparent end  
A disposable pathogen barrier of a material which is highly elastic and stretchable, yet tear-resistant, and capable of being placed in proximate contact and covering an entirety of a variety of...
6325624 Devices and methods for continuous contact air abrasion dentistry  
The present invention relates to a instrument for use in an air abrasion dental instrument that allows direct contact between a nozzle which delivers a stream of abrasive particles directly...
6315565 Method and apparatus for tooth cleaning using abrasive powders  
A tooth cleaning system having a unitary elastomeric injection molded flexible protective shield, and a nozzle having an end portion extending into the shield. The shield is connected to a source...
6315559 Prophy head  
Prophy head for a handpiece used in dentistry. The prophy head has a rotating shaft which holds a polishing member, a bearing for supporting the shaft, a housing for retaining the bearing, and a...
6305937 Releasably mountable hand grip for a dental tool  
A releasably mountable hand grip (10) for a dental tool is installable on any tool, but is particularly adapted for installation on dental, dental hygiene and medical tools having a narrow...
6273712 Equine dental grinding apparatus  
A dental appliance or apparatus for grinding the teeth of equine patients includes a variable speed motor and an elongated tube leading from the motor to a head member that mounts an annular...
6273716 Prophylactic covers for dental instruments and methods for making the same  
A cover 30 for a selected dental hand piece 10 includes a body 32 having first and second halves 34a, 34b of a shape and dimensions selected to substantially conform with a shape and dimensions of...
6099306 Tooth powdering applicator  
A tooth powdering applicator. A container for holding infrared reflective powder has an inlet connected to a source of pressurized fluid and an outlet connected to a rigid outlet tube. A cover is...
6095811 Gripping handle for diagnostic instrument  
A gripping handle for a diagnostic instrument, such as an intraoral dental camera, in which the instrument includes an elongate body having an integral camera head and a protective sheath having a...
6033219 Rigid bur guard having a foam insert for protecting individuals from infectious dental tools  
The bur guard covers and removes foreign matter from burs protruding from a dental hand piece with an outer member, a foam inner member, and a mechanism to hold the foam taut enough to accept any...
6024566 Abrasive container for gas-abrasive applications  
A device for containing abrasive particles expelled from air-abrasive apparatus and permitting their facile removal without the aid of a vacuum source, while facilitating a relatively unobstructed...
5951285 Dental sandblasting confiner  
An improved dental sandblasting confiner in the form of a flexible walled transparent cup which has an internal chamber. The cup includes an inlet opening formed within an interior sleeve which...
5921776 Disposable protective barriers for use with dental instruments  
An inexpensive, time-efficient, and effective protective barrier device which provides protection against the transfer of contaminants such as infectious agents from one dental patient to another...
5915966 Tooth crown preparation system  
A tooth crown preparation system is provided including a handle and a tooth cover fixed to the handle and defining an interior space and an open bottom. A grinding assembly is rotatably mounted to...
5908297 Dental vacuum system with foot-actuated valve  
A dental vacuum system having a foot-actuated valve for controlling the flow of vacuum through the system. The foot-actuated valve is located away from the field of operation such that the valve...
5906488 Releasable holding device preventing undesirable rotation during tightening of a screw connection in a bone anchored implant  
Holding device for use with a tool for mechanical tightening of a screw connection in a bone-anchored dental implant without the tissue which surrounds the implant being stressed, the holding...
5893712 Gripping handle for diagnostic instrument  
A diagnostic assembly includes an instrument having a body portion and a distal camera head, in which a protective sheath encases the instrument body and includes a transparent window for allowing...
5890898 Infection control guard for dental air-water syringes  
A multifunctional splash guard for a dental air-water syringe comprising of a cone shaped member having a generally cylindrical base formed with an axial opening extending through said base formed...
5848895 Sleeve for dental instrument nozzle  
A sleeve for disposable dental instrument nozzles is disclosed. The sleeve is designed to maintain sterility from the point of manufacture until actual use with a patient. Both ends of the sleeve...
5842863 Device for containing excess abrasive material  
A device is described for containing abrasive particles expelled from air-abrasive apparati and permitting their removal. One embodiment disclosed is a device for containing abrasive material...
5836762 Portable dental camera system and method  
The invention provides a camera system including a handpiece having a lens, and a cable connector connected to opposite ends of a cable and a plurality of power source bases. The cable connector...
5823774 Dynamically sealed surgical drill  
A device is disclosed that dynamically seals the collet of a high-speed surgical or dental drill from the ingress of contaminating substances with which the tool or collet of the drill comes into...
5807107 Dental infection control system  
A dental infection control system utilizing barrier protection to prevent cross-contamination between patients is disclosed. A unitary cover is provided for covering a piece of dental equipment to...
5692903 Exchangeable cartridge for dental handpiece  
An exchangeable cartridge for a dental handpiece includes first dust-proofing members for preventing foreign matter from being intruded into an upper bearing and second dust-proofing members for...
5690488 Anti-splattering rotary dental instrument for cleaning teeth  
A prophylactic dental apparatus is designed to minimize splatter from rotation of a rotating resilient element with a diverter which substantially surrounds at least a portion of the resilient...
5683248 Autoclaving cap for dental handpieces  
An autoclaving collar having a distal end and a proximate end is presented for fastening to the proximate end of a conventional dental handpiece to protect the impeller of the handpiece from the...
5642995 Dental prophylaxis angle with seal protector  
A dental prophylaxis angle includes a body defining a sleeve and a head. A drive assembly is rotatably mounted in the sleeve. A driven gear is rotatably received in the head to be driven by the...
5607303 Accessory apparatus of dentistry drills for putting oral cavity organs out of way  
This invention relates to a new displacement equipment installed in air-turbine or contra dentistry drilling machines, used by the dentist in cutting treatment. By installing the equipment of this...
5584690 Dental cleaning assembly  
A dental cleaning assembly including a disposable dental tool including a main body tubular portion and a head portion disposed at right angles to the main body. A prophy cup is secured to a shaft...
5547376 Methods and apparatus for containing and recovering abrasive powders from an abrasive polisher  
A suction attachment for use with an air-driven abrasive polisher to contain an area to be polished and to provide removal of the abrasive powder residue to prevent airborne contamination. A...
5542845 Dental syringe safety sheath with modified duckbill valve  
A dental syringe safety sheath having a modified duckbill valve for minimizing cross-contamination between dental patients is provided. The sheath includes a generally tubular body member having a...

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