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Class Information
Number: 433/25
Name: Dentistry > Apparatus
Description: Device or subcombination thereof for facilitating the replacement, treatment, or testing of either natural or artificial teeth.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
433/102 Broach 274
433/103 Having motor or means to transmit motion from motor to tool (e.g., "engine") 7
433/136 Having absorption means or means to isolate tooth or mouth from adjacent area (e.g., bib, dam, etc.) 140
433/140 Jaw, cheek, lip, or tongue positioner 131
433/141 Hand manipulatable implement 275
433/165 Tool bit 182
433/26 Tooth selection guide 130
433/27 Having condition sensor to transmit signal to regulate indicating device or controller 110
433/29 Having means to emit radiation or facilitate viewing of the work 675
433/32 Having heater or electrode 156
433/33 Having support for patient or operator 26
433/34 Having static product shaping surface (e.g., mold) 91
433/49 Work support 81
433/68 Having means to record or indicate jaw movement or position or dental occlusion 101
433/72 Having gauge or guide 281
433/77 Having storage or nonuse supporting means (e.g., tray, rack, cabinet, etc.) 136
433/80 Having intra-oral dispensing means 488
433/91 Having suction orifice 145
433/97 Having receptacle (e.g., cuspidor) 19
433/98 Including activator or regulator for controller or drive 93

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8620462 Apparatus in dental environment and method for controlling a device belonging to the same Dec. 31, 2013
8520925 Device for taking three-dimensional and temporal optical imprints in color Aug. 27, 2013
8470600 Biocompatible materials for mammalian stem cell growth and differentiation Jun. 25, 2013
8374714 Local enforcement of accuracy in fabricated models Feb. 12, 2013
8232506 Dental firing furnace Jul. 31, 2012
8110178 Dental-plaque detection system and dental-plaque detection method Feb. 7, 2012
8075875 Teeth whitening composition and methods Dec. 13, 2011
7912257 Real time display of acquired 3D dental data Mar. 22, 2011
7698014 Local enforcement of accuracy in fabricated models Apr. 13, 2010
7335147 Adjustable laptop holder for exercise equipment Feb. 26, 2008
6860879 Use of 5-aminolevulinic acid or a derivate thereof for photodynamic diagnosis and/or photodynamic therapy Mar. 1, 2005
6821115 Apparatus for preparing at least one tooth for receiving a crown, bridge and the like Nov. 23, 2004
6811398 Handheld rinsing device Nov. 2, 2004
6386867 Method and system for imaging and modeling dental structures May. 14, 2002
6183251 Scalloped dental trays for use in treating teeth with sticky dental compositions Feb. 6, 2001
6180922 Furnace for producing dental prosthesis Jan. 30, 2001
5927972 Crown cementation seating Jul. 27, 1999
5807099 Apparatus for laminating and aesthetically appearing porcelain veneer to the exterior front surface of a person's front tooth Sep. 15, 1998
5679401 Medical marking device and its use Oct. 21, 1997
5636627 Equipment and method for gas extraction in general anaesthesia Jun. 10, 1997
5201654 Dental hose cleaning method and apparatus Apr. 13, 1993
5156546 Dental equipment cleaning apparatus and method Oct. 20, 1992
5092022 Method of producing a dental prosthesis Mar. 3, 1992
5030956 Radar tomography Jul. 9, 1991
4975053 Device for placement, seating and cementation of a restorative element onto a tooth Dec. 4, 1990
4966550 Filter device Oct. 30, 1990
4741697 Chairside filter/dryer for dental air syringe May. 3, 1988
4732564 Dental implant alignment and bending apparatus Mar. 22, 1988
4723825 Optical wave guide for irradiation in dentistry Feb. 9, 1988
4698018 Collector cup for collecting dental amalgam Oct. 6, 1987
4668187 Dispenser for a controlled discharge of polymerizable compositions consisting of a powder and a liquid in the making of dental plates May. 26, 1987
4611288 Apparatus for taking odontological or medical impressions Sep. 9, 1986
4446453 Method for the registration and evaluation of dental findings as well as an apparatus for the implementation of the method May. 1, 1984
4354840 Splinting device for anterior teeth Oct. 19, 1982
4324546 Method for the manufacture of dentures and device for carrying out the method Apr. 13, 1982
4290433 Method and apparatus for detecting the presence of caries in teeth using visible luminescence Sep. 22, 1981
4273535 Device for preventing tooth decay by laser beam irradiation and method of preventing tooth decay by use of the same Jun. 16, 1981
4264303 Apparatus for cleaning and/or disinfecting so-called handpieces in a dentist's equipment Apr. 28, 1981
4215478 Dental hygiene flossing system Aug. 5, 1980
4189838 Method for removing restorations from teeth Feb. 26, 1980
4164940 Dental cleaning and massaging apparatus Aug. 21, 1979
4064628 Disposable dental tray for topical application of fluoride gel and other dental medications Dec. 27, 1977
3955281 Disposable dental tray for topical application of fluoride gel and other dental medications May. 11, 1976

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