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Number: 433/2
Name: Dentistry > Orthodontics
Description: Subject matter relating to the correction of malocclusions, or the maintenance of desired position or alignment of natural teeth.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
433/22 Arch wire attachment 66
433/23 Band 42
433/8 Bracket 320
433/7 By device having means to apply outwardly directed force (e.g., expander) 193
433/6 By mouthpiece-type retainer 401
433/5 Including extra-oral force transmitting means 104
433/18 Means to transmit or apply force to tooth 298
433/24 Method of positioning or aligning teeth 512
433/3 Tool 172

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8680494 Polymerization apparatus for dental technology Mar. 25, 2014
8177551 Method and system for comprehensive evaluation of orthodontic treatment using unified workstation May. 15, 2012
8152517 Orthodontics assisting system and index member and arranging device for use therein Apr. 10, 2012
8108189 Reconstruction of non-visible part of tooth Jan. 31, 2012
8047839 Methods of identifying orthodontic adhesives Nov. 1, 2011
7890290 System and method for scanning an intraoral cavity Feb. 15, 2011
7808508 Dental color system and method to produce dental prosthesis colors Oct. 5, 2010
7726968 Methods and assemblies for making an orthodontic bonding tray using rapid prototyping Jun. 1, 2010
7690917 Bracket alignment device Apr. 6, 2010
7619016 Remineralizing dental cements Nov. 17, 2009
7613527 Orthodontic prescription form, templates, and toolbar for digital orthodontics Nov. 3, 2009
7445447 Method and system for verifying the use of orthodontic elastic bands Nov. 4, 2008
7374421 System and method for improved control of tooth movement with elastic repositioning appliances May. 20, 2008
7338282 Single patient package for dental appliances and methods of using Mar. 4, 2008
7286954 System and method for scanning an intraoral cavity Oct. 23, 2007
7168950 Orthodontic methods and apparatus for applying a composition to a patient's teeth Jan. 30, 2007
7133042 Systems and methods for generating an appliance with tie points Nov. 7, 2006
7033327 Method of determining the long axis of an object Apr. 25, 2006
6976840 Placing an orthodontic element on a tooth surface Dec. 20, 2005
6947038 Systems and methods for generating an appliance with tie points Sep. 20, 2005
6665570 Efficient data representation of teeth model Dec. 16, 2003
6633789 Effiicient data representation of teeth model Oct. 14, 2003
6621491 Systems and methods for integrating 3D diagnostic data Sep. 16, 2003
6589050 Fragranced orthodontic appliances and method of forming same Jul. 8, 2003
6582225 Dental diagnosis and dispensing apparatus and a system and a method for providing same Jun. 24, 2003
6463344 Efficient data representation of teeth model Oct. 8, 2002
6447290 Protective element for use with dental braces Sep. 10, 2002
6375458 Medical instruments and devices and parts thereof using shape memory alloys Apr. 23, 2002
6299438 Orthodontic articles having a low-friction coating Oct. 9, 2001
6257882 Orthodontic appliances incorporating corrosion resistant nickel-based alloy Jul. 10, 2001
6120287 Apparatus and method for measuring orthodontic force applied by an orthodontic appliance Sep. 19, 2000
5984674 Orthodontic O-ring ligator wand charger Nov. 16, 1999
5967784 Hand held device for reducing the discomfort associated with the adjusting of orthodontic appliances Oct. 19, 1999
5938435 Orthodontic appliance shield system Aug. 17, 1999
5882192 Computerized orthodontic diagnosis and appliance dispenser Mar. 16, 1999
5697779 Temporary implant for use as an anchor in the mouth Dec. 16, 1997
5679401 Medical marking device and its use Oct. 21, 1997
5674067 Flavored orthodontic elastic band and method of treating orthodontic patient Oct. 7, 1997
5662471 Orthodontic shield and method of making Sep. 2, 1997
5645421 Orthodontic appliance debonder Jul. 8, 1997
5322613 Method and apparatus for marking orthodontic products Jun. 21, 1994
5242298 Shaped bodies of transparent, polycrystalline alumina Sep. 7, 1993
5240413 Decorative orthodontic brace and method Aug. 31, 1993
5238402 Marked orthodontic aid and method of manufacturing Aug. 24, 1993
5219282 Dental cast indexing for accurate placement of orthodontic brackets Jun. 15, 1993
5176514 Orthodontic appliance for preventing thumbsucking Jan. 5, 1993
5160260 Esthetic bracket protector Nov. 3, 1992
5100316 Orthodontic archwire shaping method Mar. 31, 1992
5080583 Fragranced orthodontic appliance and method of making Jan. 14, 1992
5064368 Indexing device for placement of orthodontic brackets Nov. 12, 1991

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