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Air cooled dental photocuring light and method of using same
05/28/15 - 20150147712 - The invention comprises a dental tool. The dental tool comprises a hollow tool body having a light source disposed in one end thereof. The dental tool also comprises a hollow tube disposed within the hollow tool body, the hollow tube having a first end disposed adjacent the light source and...

Light for oral anesthesia injection syringe
05/28/15 - 20150147713 - A light for use with an oral anesthesia syringe that is received into a passageway of a barrel of the light. When the syringe is received into a first opening in a proximal end of the barrel's passageway, the needle of the syringe extends through a second opening at the...

Surgical location monitoring system and method
05/28/15 - 20150147714 - A position monitoring system comprises a single composite fiducial reference comprised of a fiducial key and a fiducial extension rigidly and removably attached to the fiducial key, a tracker for obtaining image information of the surgical site, and a computer system with processor, memory, a software program, and access to...

Soft-tissue laser surgery
05/21/15 - 20150140504 - In dentistry very often soft tissue has to be cut. It has become customary to cut soft tissue, in particular gum or gingiva, or to disinfect pockets in the gingiva that exist at the neck of teeth with the help of laser light. The same applies to a disinfection of...

Computer-aided positioning and navigation system for dental implant
05/21/15 - 20150140505 - A computer-aided positioning and navigation system for dental implant includes a computer system having built therein a dental implant planning software and providing a 3D digital human tissues model to create an implant navigation information, a positioning assistive device including a body providing a positioning portion and a guide portion...

Teeth whitener
05/14/15 - 20150132709 - Disclosed is a tooth whitening apparatus including: a mouthpiece to which a gel for applying hydrogen peroxide is applied; a lamp unit disposed at an inner tip of a grip case to whiten teeth by using light; a secondary battery disposed on a lower side of a PCB control board...

Portable noninvasive inspection device
04/30/15 - 20150118637 - The present invention discloses a portable noninvasive inspection device, which comprises a light source illuminates an target to generate an optical inspection signal; a probe head provides an optical path for said light source to receive said optical inspection signal; at least one switched filter module arranged in the optical...

Intraoral imaging apparatus
04/30/15 - 20150118638 - An intraoral apparatus and method of using the same. The apparatus includes a tray for positioning within an oral cavity of an individual to receive a dental arch of the individual. Data acquisition elements coupled to the tray are for acquiring data usable for generating images of intraoral features including...

Healing components for use in taking impressions and methods for making the same
04/16/15 - 20150104754 - The present invention provides a healing abutment for attachment to a dental implant with marking locations thereon. The marking locations either lack or have markers that provide a binary code system for retrieving unique information about the healing abutment and the underlying implant....

Attachment for a photopolymerization device and charging station therefore
03/26/15 - 20150086938 - A photopolymerization apparatus comprising a charging station and a hand-guidable photopolymerization device, wherein the photopolymerization device comprises at least one reservoir for electrical power and at least one attachment having at least one charging contact, wherein at least one of (i) the at least one attachment is securable to the...

Automated production of dental restoration
03/26/15 - 20150086939 - A method for manufacturing a dental restoration for a patient, where the method includes: obtaining a 3D scan of at least a restoration site of the patient's mouth, where the manufactured dental restoration is adapted for fitting to the restoration site; obtaining a CAD design of the dental restoration; milling...

Apparatus for imaging dental arch in oral cavity
03/19/15 - 20150079534 - There is provided an intraoral teeth image taking apparatus capable of simultaneously taking from a plurality of directions a group of high-precision images for calculation of high-precision three-dimensional data required, for example, when artificial teeth are made. The intraoral teeth image taking apparatus includes an image taking tray part 101...

3d scanner with steam autoclavable tip containing a heated optical element
03/19/15 - 20150079535 - A 3D scanner for recording topographic characteristics of a surface of at least part of a body orifice, where the 3D scanner includes a main body having a mounting portion; a tip which can be mounted onto and un-mounted from the mounting portion, where the tip is configured for being...

Light therapy apparatus and methods
03/19/15 - 20150079536 - An extra-oral light therapy device comprises a support that registers against features of a patient's head. A light source is mounted to the support. The light source may comprise an array of light emitting diodes (“LEDs”). A controller controls the extra-oral light therapy device. The support may comprise a tray...

Light activated tooth whitening composition
03/12/15 - 20150072302 - A dental bleaching agent and a dental bleaching method by which the shortcomings associated with the conventional techniques are overcome, and a better teeth whitening result is accomplished....

Visualization apparatus and system for enhanced hand-eye coordination
03/05/15 - 20150064643 - A visualization apparatus and a system for enhancing hand-eye coordination during a medical procedure are provided. The visualization apparatus includes an elongate support member, a head member, an operating head element, and a processor. The head member connected to the elongate support member at a predetermined angle includes an angled...

Method for using radiopaque dental impression material
03/05/15 - 20150064644 - The invention could be a method of operating a scanning dental combination comprising the following steps, providing a prosthesis device having an artificial base supporting one or more artificial teeth; providing a radiopaque dental impression material that can form a physical impression of a portion of a mouth of patient,...

Photocatalytic teeth whitening
03/05/15 - 20150064645 - The present disclosure relates to devices, methods and kits for accelerating the rate of whitening of teeth using an oxidizing agent, a photocatalytic agent, and a portable lightsource....

Photon induced acoustic streaming device and method
02/26/15 - 20150056567 - A device and method of using a device for photon-induced endodontic and periodontic applications includes a power source, a trigger coupled to the power source and circuit elements initiated by the trigger. The circuit elements include a timing circuit and a driver. A light source is coupled to the circuitry...

Optical therapeutic treatment device
02/26/15 - 20150056568 - Methods and devices for Live Biofilm Targeted Thermolysis (LBTT) are disclosed. The disclosed LBTT methods can be used for thermolysis and coagulation of the live periodontal Biofilm with incandescent light and a targeting agent as heat sink. A delivery assembly can be used to deliver the incandescent light generated through...

Dental syringe tip devices, systems and methods
02/19/15 - 20150050613 - A dental syringe tip system for attachment to a dental syringe. The dental syringe tip system can include components such as an outer core, an inner core, and a carrier which can be combined in a multitude of combinations to achieve different fluid flow characteristics, such as discharge pressure and...

Methods and systems for generating color images
02/05/15 - 20150037750 - Systems for generating in-focus color images are provided. Related methods and devices are also provided....

Image acquisition device for dental handpiece, imaging apparatusf or dental handpiece, dental handpiece and dental handpiece system
02/05/15 - 20150037751 - Provided is an image acquisition device for dental handpiece capable of acquiring a clear image even though cooling water is supplied. An image acquisition device (11) detachable to a dental handpiece body (1), the device including a light inlet part having a light acquisition port capable of acquiring light, a...

Handheld device for delivering photodynamic therapy
01/29/15 - 20150030989 - The present invention relates to a handheld dental device that provides photodynamic therapy. The device of the present invention may have an elongated housing; an applicator tip extending from the distal end of the housing; wherein the applicator tip has a lumen defined by a wall; an optic fiber extending...

Combining depth-maps from different acquisition methods
01/22/15 - 20150024336 - A method and system capturing three-dimensional information of a scene on a structure includes operating a light pattern projector to project a known light pattern onto the scene; using at least two cameras, taking images of the scene, the images being two-dimensional images taken chronologically synchronous; using first and second...

Voxel level new information updates using intelligent weighting
01/22/15 - 20150024337 - A method of integrating new information from depth maps into an existing three-dimensional representation of an object surface, the representation being a truncated signed distance function (TSDF) noted in individual voxels, the TSDF indicating, to respective coordinates within a defined volume, a distance to a next surface, includes obtaining a...

Video-based auto-capture for dental surface imaging apparatus
01/15/15 - 20150017598 - In an exemplary method for obtaining a contour image of a tooth, which can be executed at least in part by a computer, movement of an intra-oral camera can be detected by acquiring a first video image frame that includes the tooth and processing the first video image frame to...

Handheld laser device for medical purposes
01/15/15 - 20150017599 - A handheld laser device for medical, in particular dental treatment purposes, comprising a handpiece having a handpiece body accommodating a laser and a removable handpiece attachment. The handpiece attachment is slidable over at least a major portion of the handpiece body and the device is adapted such that air and/or...

Thin led film-based curing light system
01/01/15 - 20150004556 - Disclosed herein is a flexible and adaptable light-emitting system useful for a variety of dental uses. This flexible and/or adaptable curing light system enables the curing of any light-activated materials in a manner of immediate contact...

Method, system, and article of manufacture for the usage of dental imagery received over a network from a dental device
01/01/15 - 20150004557 - Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture in which a server computational device establishes communications over a network with a dental imaging system. An order is received to fabricate a dental device based on dental imagery acquired via the dental imaging system. A discount based on a cost...

Dental imaging with photon-counting detector
01/01/15 - 20150004558 - An extra-oral dental imaging apparatus for obtaining an image from a patient has a radiation source; a first digital imaging sensor that provides, for each of a plurality of image pixels, at least a first digital value according to a count of received photons that exceed at least a first...

Scan body for determination of positioning and orientation of a dental implant
12/25/14 - 20140377714 - A scan body for determination of a positioning and orientation of a dental implant, including a base part having an interface, including a three-dimensional scan region comprising at least four different scan areas, including a transition region axially between the scan region and the interface, as well as including a...

Contactless dental device
12/25/14 - 20140377715 - A contactless dental device for determining tooth colors includes illuminating means for illuminating with ambient illumination light a tooth to be examined. At least one color sensor for acquisition and spectral examination of light reflected by the tooth is inventively provided, wherein filtering means are associated with the color sensor...

Dental measuring device for three dimensional measurement of teeth
12/25/14 - 20140377716 - A dental measuring device for three-dimensional measurement of a patient's teeth having projection means with a projection unit 8 to project a measuring structure onto a tooth to be examined. The device also has a camera to capture a measuring structure projected onto the tooth. According to the present invention,...

Dental laser apparatus and method of use with interchangeable hand piece and variable foot pedal
12/11/14 - 20140363784 - A dental laser system for treatment of hard and/or soft tissue includes a main chamber housing optical and primary fluid supply subsystems, for directing a laser beam and fluid to a treatment area. A hand piece affixable to the main chamber, includes mating optical and secondary fluid supply subsystems. The...

Intraoral light emitting appliance
12/04/14 - 20140356802 - An intraoral light emitting appliance having an external surface including opposed bite surfaces adapted for removable engagement by the upper and lower teeth to prop open the mouth of a patient....

Light for oral anesthesia injection syringe
12/04/14 - 20140356803 - A light for use with an oral anesthesia syringe that is received into a passageway of a barrel of the light. When the syringe is received into a first opening in a proximal end of the barrel's passageway, the needle of the syringe extends through a second opening at the...

Light mixture
12/04/14 - 20140356804 - The invention relates to a light mixing device for a medical or dental-medical lighting device, in particular for a light curing device for the polymerisation of dental masses, which device comprises a housing with a light generation device, as well as a light conductor. The light mixing device (2) comprises...

Radiographic guide with radio-opaque features
12/04/14 - 20140356805 - A blank for forming a radiographic guide is formed from a material substantially translucent to x-rays and has external surfaces. The blank encases portions of one or more radio-opaque features, wherein the one or more radio-opaque features are embedded within the blank and extend at least between the external surfaces...

Syringe sleeve
11/27/14 - 20140349244 - A sleeve may be attached to a syringe. The sleeve may include a hollow tube configured to slide on, or attach to, a syringe. The sleeve may also include a plurality of lighting devices located near a distal end of the hollow tube. The plurality of lighting devices may be...

Bite tab for dental sensors
11/27/14 - 20140349245 - A positioning bite tab for a dental sensor, said positioning bite tab comprising: a base element, said base element defining a substantially plate-shaped biting portion; and a strap movable between a strap open configuration and a strap closed configuration, wherein, in said strap open configuration, said strap is generally planar,...

Method and apparatus for laser induced thermo-acoustical streaming of liquid
11/20/14 - 20140342303 - A laser induced thermo-acoustical system has a waveguide for propagating laser radiation to an absorbing layer of a tip. The tip has an absorbing layer serving to absorb the laser radiation propagating through the waveguide. The absorbing layer has such an absorption coefficient that upon absorbing the laser radiation the...

Dental method of smile design
11/20/14 - 20140342304 - A patient's smile is improved by photoimaging the patient's smile and scanning the patient's anterior teeth and associated soft lip structure to obtain sets of data mapping the patient's anterior teeth and associated soft tissue structure. The photo image is used to create a desired smile image which is then...

Gum tissue guide, systems and methods of producing and utilizing the same
11/20/14 - 20140342305 - A method, device and system for modifying the gingival margin of a patient is disclosed. A method includes obtaining an electronic model of the dentition of a patient, determining an incision path along the gingival surface based on the electronic model, generating and fabricating a guide arrangement to assist in...

Dental preparation guide
11/13/14 - 20140335470 - e: creating a virtual preparation guide surface by combining the virtual validation surface and at least part of the surface of the digital 3D representation of the remaining set of teeth....

Hand-held tooth whitening instrument with applicator reservoir for whitening composition and methods of using same
10/23/14 - 20140315142 - A hand-held, ergonomic instrument with an LED that emits actinic light in visible wavelengths mounts a replaceable applicator cup with a reservoir for a tooth whitening composition held in place against a user's tooth during a whitening procedure. Actinic light is directed onto the tooth surface through a window in...

Computer fabrication of dental prosthetics
10/16/14 - 20140308623 - A method is disclosed to fabricate a dental prosthesis by obtaining an image of the patient's dentition and generating a three-dimensional model of the dentition; positioning a portion of the dentition into a computer model of a mill blank; defining a margin region surrounding a dental object; defining an abutment...

Dental camera system
10/09/14 - 20140302452 - A dental camera system for creating an image of an object has a dental camera, which comprises a housing and optics arranged therein together with an image sensor. The dental camera system further comprises an evaluation unit which cooperates with the image sensor to capture the object. To achieve a...

Endoscope with at least one optical sensor arrangement and method for producing and using same
10/09/14 - 20140302453 - A method for producing an endoscope with an optical sensor arrangement with a distal side and a proximal side and with an electrical connection between the distal side and the proximal side. The optical sensor arrangement is mounted directly on the electrical conductor, The main feature of the invention relates...

Medical irrigation device
10/02/14 - 20140295370 - A device for treating a root canal in a tooth including a fixture piece having a lumen and a distal tip, a first electrode in communication with the lumen, and a sonic or ultrasonic energy source. The first electrode is configured to deliver electrical energy to an irrigating fluid passing...

Dental curing lights and related methods
09/25/14 - 20140287378 - Embodiments of the present invention include dental curing lights comprising a battery, and a fire resistant mesh bag at least partially enclosing the battery therein. Additionally, the battery and fire resistant mesh bag may be located within the dental curing light. Additional embodiments of the present invention include methods of...

Phototherapy mouthpiece for enhancing the replication of gum cells
09/18/14 - 20140272770 - A phototherapy mouthpiece includes a mouthguard including a light source and a power pack extending power therethrough a cable to the light source mounted for converting the power to red or near-red photon light, in order to convert the photon energy to proton-motive energy in the gum margin, so that...

Dental laser unit with communication link to assistance center
09/18/14 - 20140272771 - A medical treatment apparatus includes a power and control (PAC) device. The PAC device provides electrical power through a cable to a laser handpiece assembly to electrically power a laser source within the handpiece assembly. The PAC device controls operation of the handpiece assembly and detects an identification of the...

Registering shape data extracted from intra-oral imagery to digital reconstruction of teeth for determining position and orientation of roots
09/18/14 - 20140272772 - Provided are a system, method, and computer readable storage medium for using a digital reconstruction of a tooth, wherein the digital reconstruction includes a crown and a root. An image of the crown of the tooth is acquired, subsequent to a movement of the tooth. The shape data of the...

Image guided navigation system
09/18/14 - 20140272773 - An image guidance system for tracking a surgical instrument within the oral cavity. The image guidance system includes a plurality of cameras adapted to be located within the oral cavity to provide intraoral images of optically visible patterns within oral cavity. A processing system receives and processes the intraoral images...

Scanning sequence for an intra-oral imaging system
09/18/14 - 20140272774 - Provided are a system, method, and computer readable storage medium for generating an intra-oral scan of a dentition. A contiguous scan of an occlusal surface of at least a part of one arch of the dentition is generated. At least one additional surface is associated to the contiguous scan of...

System and method for imaging in laser dental treatment
09/18/14 - 20140272775 - A device for determining a contour of a dental treatment area during treatment thereof includes a laser beam guidance system and an imaging system. The laser beam guidance system can guide a laser beam and, optionally, a scanning light to a dental treatment area, and the imaging system, which can...

Device for treating peri-implantitis
09/11/14 - 20140255869 - A device includes: a cylindrical first main body having a bottom surface, an inner side surface, and an outer side surface, the first main body having at least one electromagnetic wave irradiation port and at least one antiseptic discharge port, the at least one electromagnetic wave irradiation port being provided...

Radiation source and light guiding device
08/28/14 - 20140242538 - The invention relates to a radiation source, in particular a light curing device, for the polymerization of dental materials, comprising a light conductor and a light generation device which has at least two light sources, preferably semiconductor light sources, in particular light diodes, and the radiation of which is bundled...

Method for periodontal disease measurement
08/21/14 - 20140234796 - The method for periodontal disease measurement of the present invention includes: using a plurality of cross-sectional images provided by x-ray CT images of teeth and periodontal tissues to detect a contour of each tooth in each cross-sectional image, detect a dentition, and provide a dental formula; detecting the positions of...

Integration of model data, surface data, and volumetric data
08/14/14 - 20140227655 - Orientation of a patient's tooth is determined from shape data of the patient's crown and volumetric imagery of the patient's tooth. A computational device is used to register the shape data of the patient's crown with model data, based on the determined orientation of the patient's tooth....

Surgical guide kit apparatus and method
08/14/14 - 20140227656 - Disclosed are: a kit and a method for the instant in-office fabrication of a surgical guide. The kit comprises of: a dental model laser aligner, self-adhesive partitioning dental stickers, telescopic composed drilling tubes and radiopaque rods. The method comprises: producing a dental cast model from an edentulous patient's jaw; partitioning...

Light for oral anesthesia injection syringe
07/31/14 - 20140212830 - A light for use with an oral anesthesia syringe that is received into a passageway of a barrel of the light. When the syringe is received into a first opening in a proximal end of the barrel's passageway, the needle of the syringe extends through a second opening at the...

Medical or dental treatment device for dispensing a medium
07/31/14 - 20140212831 - A medical or dental treatment device for use in an oral or dental procedure, comprises a base part with a power supply unit and an electrical or electronic control device and a set of different parts for use with the base part. The set of different parts comprises at least...

Detection of a movable object when 3d scanning a rigid object
07/31/14 - 20140212832 - A method for detecting a movable object in a location includes —providing a first 3D representation of at least part of a surface by scanning; —providing a second 3D representation of at least part of the surface by scanning; —determining for the first 3D representation a first excluded volume; —determining...

Dual wavelength endodontic treatment
07/24/14 - 20140205965 - Systems and methods are provided for performing a disinfecting treatment. A fluid is placed within a volume, where the fluid absorbs radiation of a first wavelength, and where the fluid is transparent to radiation of a second wavelength. Radiation of the first wavelength is applied near or inside the volume...

Human body information extraction device, human body imaging information reference plane conversion method, and cross section information detection device
07/24/14 - 20140205966 - There is provided a human body information extraction device for extracting human body information including position information from a reference position, from 3D information on the human body elements obtained from a CT information or the like in which the position information from the reference position with respect to a...

Image processing apparatus and image processing method
07/10/14 - 20140193768 - A panoramic imaging apparatus functionally includes an image processing apparatus. In this apparatus, two planar images are produced, which are subjected to registration. A registration process is applied to overall areas of two planar images based on curves decided from positions designated on the two planar images respectively. The positions...

Multi-axial positioning dental drill guide assembly
07/10/14 - 20140193769 - A dental device is provided for guiding a drill bit. The dental device comprises a platform adapted to be mounted on a person's jaw. At least one drill guide is coupled to the platform and adapted for translational and rotational adjustment with respect to the platform. In one embodiment, the...

Dental osteotomy appliance and preparation method
07/10/14 - 20140193770 - A dental device is provided for guiding a drill bit. The dental device comprises a platform adapted to be mounted on a person's jaw. At least one drill guide is coupled to the platform and adapted for translational and rotational adjustment with respect to the platform. In one embodiment, the...

Infrared dental imaging
07/03/14 - 20140186791 - 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 scattering, absorption, or other interaction of the interrogation beam and a tooth interior. The dentally modulated light flux...

Illumination system for dentistry applications
07/03/14 - 20140186792 - A dental illumination apparatus includes a lamp system mounted on a support structure. The lamp system includes a light source. A control system is provided for controlling the activation of the lamp system. A light guide shields soft tissues local to teeth of a subject from effects of ultraviolet radiation....

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