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Having Means To Emit Radiation Or Facilitate Viewing Of The Work

Having Means To Emit Radiation Or Facilitate Viewing Of The Work patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

08/21/14 - 20140234796 - Method for periodontal disease measurement
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...

08/14/14 - 20140227655 - Integration of model data, surface data, and volumetric data
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....

08/14/14 - 20140227656 - Surgical guide kit apparatus and method
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...

07/31/14 - 20140212830 - Light for oral anesthesia injection syringe
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...

07/31/14 - 20140212831 - Medical or dental treatment device for dispensing a medium
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...

07/31/14 - 20140212832 - Detection of a movable object when 3d scanning a rigid object
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...

07/24/14 - 20140205965 - Dual wavelength endodontic treatment
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...

07/24/14 - 20140205966 - Human body information extraction device, human body imaging information reference plane conversion method, and cross section information detection device
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...

07/10/14 - 20140193768 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method
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...

07/10/14 - 20140193769 - Multi-axial positioning dental drill guide assembly
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...

07/10/14 - 20140193770 - Dental osteotomy appliance and preparation method
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...

07/03/14 - 20140186791 - Infrared dental imaging
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...

07/03/14 - 20140186792 - Illumination system for dentistry applications
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....

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

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

05/29/14 - 20140147803 - Shield for patient positioning in extra-oral imaging
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...

05/29/14 - 20140147804 - Flow-type ultrasonic oral cavity washing device and flow-type ultrasonic oral cavity washing method
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...

05/15/14 - 20140134566 - Dental prosthesis with reference points for imaging when fabricating a denture
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...

05/15/14 - 20140134567 - Interproximal non-surgical caries treatment method
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...

05/15/14 - 20140134568 - Lighting device for a medical or dental instrument
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...

05/01/14 - 20140120493 - Motion compensation in a three dimensional scan
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...

04/24/14 - 20140113243 - Handpiece assembly for laser treatment device
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...

04/24/14 - 20140113244 - Tooth whitening composition containing colloidal platinum
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...

04/10/14 - 20140099596 - Light curing device
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...

04/03/14 - 20140093835 - Estimating a surface texture of a tooth
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....

03/20/14 - 20140080086 - Image navigation integrated dental implant system
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...

03/06/14 - 20140065570 - Light guide type pain reliever
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...

02/27/14 - 20140057223 - Film illumination system
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....

02/20/14 - 20140051031 - Apparatus and method for curing materials with radiation
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...

02/13/14 - 20140045139 - Molar media mount
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...

02/06/14 - 20140038123 - Dental drill head
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...

02/06/14 - 20140038124 - Dental light device
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...

02/06/14 - 20140038125 - Apparatus and method for curing materials with radiation
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...

01/30/14 - 20140030670 - Dental shade mapping
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...

01/30/14 - 20140030671 - Dental therapy apparatus
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...

01/16/14 - 20140017625 - Intra-oral camera having a liquid lens for image stabilization
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...

01/09/14 - 20140011155 - Dental abutment for oral scanning
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...

01/09/14 - 20140011156 - Arm structure for intra-oral x-ray device
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...

01/09/14 - 20140011157 - Arm of an arm structure for an intra-oral x-ray device
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...

12/26/13 - 20130344453 - Fuhrungselement und vorrichtung zum einbringen einer knochenbohrung
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...

12/26/13 - 20130344454 - Optical irradiation appliance for dermatology and beauty care
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,...

12/26/13 - 20130344455 - Dental implements
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...

12/26/13 - 20130344456 - Low pass filter attachments for use with dental curing lights
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...

12/12/13 - 20130330684 - Multifunction wand for an intra-oral imaging system
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....

12/12/13 - 20130330685 - Dental surface models
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...

12/05/13 - 20130323671 - Spectral filter for an intra-oral imaging system
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....

12/05/13 - 20130323672 - Apparatus and method for controlled fluid cooling during laser based dental treatments
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...

12/05/13 - 20130323673 - Dental apparatus, medical apparatus and calculation method
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...

12/05/13 - 20130323674 - Dental apparatus, image acquisition method, and information processing apparatus
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...

12/05/13 - 20130323675 - Apparatus and method for controlled fluid cooling during laser based dental treatments
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...

11/28/13 - 20130316298 - Method and apparatus for supporting dental implantation surgery
In a method and apparatus for supporting dental implantation surgery, a three-dimensional CT image of jaws of an object is acquired. A reference site of the jaws and an implantation position of a gum in the jaws are set in the three-dimensional CT image. The implant is implanted at the...