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Having Means To Emit Radiation Or Facilitate Viewing Of The Work

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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....

Dental laser-emitting device and methods
06/19/14 - 20140170588 - Disclosed herein is a dental laser-emitting device capable of treating both soft tissue applications and hard tissue applications....

Lighted teeth cleaning apparatus
06/19/14 - 20140170589 - A device for cleaning teeth with a light for the area being cleaned is described....

Shield for patient positioning in extra-oral imaging
05/29/14 - 20140147803 - A patient positioning apparatus for an extra-oral imaging system includes a mount for revolving an x-ray source and an imaging sensor panel about a patient's head and a substantially transparent shield suspended from the mount. The shield has a chin support coupled to the shield and comprises a chin rest...

Flow-type ultrasonic oral cavity washing device and flow-type ultrasonic oral cavity washing method
05/29/14 - 20140147804 - This invention is achieved to provide a water-flow ultrasonic oral-cavity cleaning device and a method for water-flow ultrasonic oral-cavity cleaning for surely and efficiently cleaning an oral cavity. In the water-flow ultrasonic oral-cavity cleaning device 1, cleaning liquid W1 from a cleaning-liquid supplying device 2 is supplied into a transducer...

Dental prosthesis with reference points for imaging when fabricating a denture
05/15/14 - 20140134566 - A dental prosthesis apparatus with reference points for overlapping of multiple images to form a composite image, in which a pair of implant assemblies each attaches to a clip assembly having first and second opposing rail clips secured together with a fastener while holding a portion of an elongated rail...

Interproximal non-surgical caries treatment method
05/15/14 - 20140134567 - The device includes a shim component constructed for use in the non-surgical treatment of interproximal carious dental lesions. A plunger may be provided for driving substances through a tube-like channel or bore in the shim component, or an electromagnetic energy-transmissive material may fill the channel, in either case for delivering...

Lighting device for a medical or dental instrument
05/15/14 - 20140134568 - Medical or dental instruments having a lighting device, manufacturing methods for such instruments and various lighting devices having an optical semiconductor element are described. The lighting devices have, for example, a body, at least one radiation-emitting surface on a radiation-emitting end of the body and at least one fluid channel...

Motion compensation in a three dimensional scan
05/01/14 - 20140120493 - The present disclosure provides computing device implemented methods, computing device readable media, and systems for motion compensation in a three dimensional scan. Motion compensation can include receiving three-dimensional (3D) scans of a dentition, estimating a motion trajectory from one scan to another, and calculating a corrected scan by compensating for...

Handpiece assembly for laser treatment device
04/24/14 - 20140113243 - A handpiece assembly for laser treating a target surface and a laser system are disclosed. A handpiece assembly for laser treating a target surface includes a cable connector that is detachably coupled to a power supply and control module. The cable connector is configured to receive power and control signals...

Tooth whitening composition containing colloidal platinum
04/24/14 - 20140113244 - A tooth whitening composition with a high level of whitening effectiveness over the entire tooth whitening composition application includes colloidal platinum as a platinum catalyst in a peroxide-containing oral composition. Whitening effectiveness can be enhanced by application of a tooth whitening composition containing colloidal platinum to the teeth surface followed...

Light curing device
04/10/14 - 20140099596 - The invention relates to a light curing device for dental purposes having a plurality of semiconductor light sources, each light source includes a light-emitting chip, wherein said chips are mounted on a common and chip-cooling substrate. Each chip is surrounded by an individual reflector body connected to the substrate and/or...

Estimating a surface texture of a tooth
04/03/14 - 20140093835 - Embodiments for estimating a surface texture of a tooth are described herein. One method embodiment includes collecting a sequence of images utilizing multiple light conditions using an intra-oral imaging device and estimating the surface texture of the tooth based on the sequence of images....

Image navigation integrated dental implant system
03/20/14 - 20140080086 - An image navigation integrated dental implant system includes a control unit for storing and transmitting data streams, a scan module electrically connected to the control unit for scanning and taking the pictures of the soft tissue and hard tissue of the parenchyma of the oral cavity of a patient and...

Light guide type pain reliever
03/06/14 - 20140065570 - A light guide type pain reliever includes a handle including a barrel accommodating a battery, a rear end cap and a front end cap respectively capped on two opposite ends of the barrel, a pushbutton mounted in the rear end cap and a switching connector mounted in the rear end...

Film illumination system
02/27/14 - 20140057223 - An illuminator film system may include one or more pre-cut sections of optical film applied to a waveguide to allow light to exit the waveguide through the film in a predetermined manner. The one or more pre-cut sections may be removed and reapplied during a procedure to redirect the light....

Apparatus and method for curing materials with radiation
02/20/14 - 20140051031 - A hand held dental instrument for curing light-curable compounds including a housing with a handle portion and a barrel portion configured for being manipulated for positioning a tip end of the barrel portion proximate to a curing site. A plurality of solid state, light-emitting elements are mounted in a collective...

Molar media mount
02/13/14 - 20140045139 - Some embodiments of the invention provide a molar media mount for positioning a media display device in unoscured view and direct line of sight of a patient. In some embodiments, the molar media mount comprises a first end that attaches to a mounting arm of a medical device and a...

Dental drill head
02/06/14 - 20140038123 - A dental drill head, constituted of a head housing, a wind wheel, and bearings, the head housing being constituted of a head housing cover and a head housing cavity, and the wind wheel being constituted of a wind wheel shaft and wind wheel blades. An anti-suck-back device is configured between...

Dental light device
02/06/14 - 20140038124 - A light device includes a body and a tip structure configured to be removably coupled with the housing. The tip includes a light engine that is operable for emitting light positioned at a distal end of the tip. A power supply circuit is positioned in the housing and coupled to...

Apparatus and method for curing materials with radiation
02/06/14 - 20140038125 - An instrument for curing light-curable compounds curable in the mouth of a patient, including a housing including a handle portion and a barrel portion removably secured with respect to the handle portion. A plurality of solid state, light-emitting semiconductor junction elements form an array on a substrate, and collectively emit...

Dental shade mapping
01/30/14 - 20140030670 - A method and apparatus for generating a color mapping for a dental object. The method includes generating a transformation matrix according to a set of spectral reflectance data for a statistically valid sampling of teeth. Illumination is directed toward the dental object over at least a first, a second, and...

Dental therapy apparatus
01/30/14 - 20140030671 - A dental therapy apparatus which enables a dental therapy more surely and less invasively is provided. A dental therapy apparatus (10A) comprises a laser light source (11) emitting laser light (L) having a wavelength within a wavelength region of 5.7 to 6.6 μm; a controller (12) pulse-driving the laser light...

Intra-oral camera having a liquid lens for image stabilization
01/16/14 - 20140017625 - An intra-oral camera (10) includes an imaging system (12), an imaging sensor (16) and an image stabilization apparatus (14) comprising a liquid lens (36), lens driver elements (38), a microprocessor (34) and a motion sensor (32). The motion sensor (32) provides a motion signal indicating camera movement. The adjustable liquid...

Dental abutment for oral scanning
01/09/14 - 20140011155 - A scan body element to be inserted in a dental implant or implant analog for scanning with, or in, an optical scanning system. The scan body element has a polymer or a ceramic top part (TP) with at least one geometric feature (S1) recognizable in the scanning. A metallic lower...

Arm structure for intra-oral x-ray device
01/09/14 - 20140011156 - An arm construction of an intra-oral x-ray device according to the present invention comprises at least two elongated support arms (55, 56, 55′, 56′) jointed to each other, into connection with a substantially first end of the first support arm (55) of which is arranged a radiation source (4) and...

Arm of an arm structure for an intra-oral x-ray device
01/09/14 - 20140011157 - An arm construction of an intra-oral x-ray device according to the present invention comprises at least two elongated support arms (55, 56, 55′, 56′) jointed to each other, into connection with a substantially first end of the first support arm (55) of which is arranged a radiation source (4) and...

Fuhrungselement und vorrichtung zum einbringen einer knochenbohrung
12/26/13 - 20130344453 - A guide element is constructed for arrangement on a device for the penetrating extension of a blind hole created in hard tissue, in particular in the jawbone, wherein the device includes a hollow body that forms a pressure chamber and that has a distal working opening and an inlet opening...

Optical irradiation appliance for dermatology and beauty care
12/26/13 - 20130344454 - The appliance according to the invention for dermatological or cosmetic treatment of a patient comprises a base body (19; 6c19; 59), which has a radiation source (11; 6c11; 21; 41; 61) for emitting light in a wavelength range between 350 nm and 1000 nm. An intermediate piece (15; 6c15, 6c22,...

Dental implements
12/26/13 - 20130344455 - A matrix ring comprising a ring body and a pair of opposing tips mounted to the ends of the ring body. Each of the tips may be movably coupled to the ring body about an axis of rotation. Optionally, or alternatively, the tips may be removably mounted to the ring...

Low pass filter attachments for use with dental curing lights
12/26/13 - 20130344456 - A dental curing light system is configured to include a dental curing light (100) having a device body (102) with a proximal handle portion (106) and a distal head portion (104). One or more light sources (120) for generating light are disposed on or within the device body (102). Generated...

Multifunction wand for an intra-oral imaging system
12/12/13 - 20130330684 - A wand having a housing is coupled to an intra-oral imaging system. The wand comprises a first device and a second device coupled to the housing. The first device is an intra-oral imaging device for capturing images of a patient's teeth, and the second device provides an additional function....

Dental surface models
12/12/13 - 20130330685 - To create a digital surface model of an intra-oral anatomy, a recess or a hole in an impression material having a predetermined shape and size is scanned. The scanning results and information on the predetermined shape and size are used for determining a threshold value representing interface between the impression...

Spectral filter for an intra-oral imaging system
12/05/13 - 20130323671 - An imaging device is coupled to a wand having an optical source that generates light at a metrology wavelength, wherein the wand is included in an intra-oral imaging system. The imaging device comprises a spectral filter that transmits the light of the metrology wavelength and blocks light of other wavelengths....

Apparatus and method for controlled fluid cooling during laser based dental treatments
12/05/13 - 20130323672 - A system for dental tissue treatment includes a system for directing a laser beam to an area of dental tissue to be treated, and a fluid-delivery system for directing and controlling a flow of a fluid. The fluid is directed to at least a portion of the area to be...

Dental apparatus, medical apparatus and calculation method
12/05/13 - 20130323673 - There is provided a dental apparatus including a light source for emitting a light to irradiate at least one of a tooth, a gum, a plaque and a calculus of an oral cavity, a light detector for detecting fluorescence from the oral cavity emitted to the light irradiated from the...

Dental apparatus, image acquisition method, and information processing apparatus
12/05/13 - 20130323674 - A dental apparatus includes a light irradiation unit for emitting a light to irradiate an oral cavity, an image capturing unit for image-capturing the oral cavity light irradiated by the light irradiation unit, and an output unit for outputting data for highlighting and displaying at least one of a plaque...

Apparatus and method for controlled fluid cooling during laser based dental treatments
12/05/13 - 20130323675 - A system for dental tissue treatment includes a system for directing a laser beam to an area of dental tissue to be treated, and a fluid-delivery system for directing and controlling a flow of a fluid. The fluid is directed to at least a portion of the area to be...