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Number: 433/54
Name: Dentistry > Apparatus > Work support > Including means to support plural workpieces for relative movement > Articulator or attachment therefor
Description: Apparatus wherein the first and second work carrying means are specifically adapted to support maxillary and mandibular dental casts, respectively, and wherein the relative movement between the two work carrying means represents movement of the temporo-mandibular joints, or subcombinations peculiar thereto.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
433/66 Having lock or adjustable stop for pivoted work holder 12
433/61 Having pivot and additional adjustment between workpiece supporting means 24
433/55 Having visual indicator or recorder 49
433/59 Including adjustable incisal guide 27
433/56 Including gauge or means for removably mounting gauge on support 60
433/57 Including hinge having parts which cooperate in a manner allowing relative movement 81
433/60 Including means to secure workpiece or articulator 154

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8556626 Mandible position indicator for measuring and replicating occlusion Oct. 15, 2013
8459995 Pinless dental articulator and method of using same Jun. 11, 2013
8374714 Local enforcement of accuracy in fabricated models Feb. 12, 2013
8348667 Mandible position indicator and automatic articulator for measuring and replicating occlusion Jan. 8, 2013
8342843 Dental articulator reference object Jan. 1, 2013
8287276 Method and device for the transfer of a jaw model in relation to a hinge axis Oct. 16, 2012
8282394 Dental articulator apparatus having visible coding of teeth and jaw positions with respect to post-treatment goals Oct. 9, 2012
8021149 Apparatus and method for replicating mandibular movement Sep. 20, 2011
7942671 Method for preparing a physical plaster model May. 17, 2011
7922490 Base for physical dental arch model Apr. 12, 2011
7891976 Bruxism evaluation sheet Feb. 22, 2011
7698014 Local enforcement of accuracy in fabricated models Apr. 13, 2010
7690919 Dental articulator Apr. 6, 2010
7597555 Dental articulator extender Oct. 6, 2009
7399182 Methods and apparatus for determining horizontal and vertical plane orientation for construction of dental prostheses Jul. 15, 2008
7364429 Methods and apparatus for determining horizontal and vertical plane orientation for construction of dental prostheses Apr. 29, 2008
7292716 Medical simulation apparatus and method for controlling 3-dimensional image display in the medical simulation apparatus Nov. 6, 2007
7273372 Dental articulator Sep. 25, 2007
7210931 Dental model base assembly May. 1, 2007
7156657 Dental articulator, method for producing dentures and method for adjusting the articulator in occlusion height in preparing the dentures Jan. 2, 2007
7128574 Dental alignment instrument Oct. 31, 2006
7112061 Dental articulator Sep. 26, 2006
7044734 Encased stone dental model base body and method May. 16, 2006
6646749 Device for the measurement of dental objects Nov. 11, 2003
6551102 Dental articulator apparatus including molds incorporating positioning and retention means for upper and lower dental casts and portions thereof Apr. 22, 2003
6431871 Method for the computer-controlled production of dentures Aug. 13, 2002
6247927 Disposable articulator having tray support with opening which accepts a projection from a tray Jun. 19, 2001
6193511 Apparatus and method for cleaning dental articulators Feb. 27, 2001
6120290 Jaw movement simulator, jaw movement simulation system, and jaw movement simulation method Sep. 19, 2000
6106284 Dental cast tray assembly Aug. 22, 2000
6082998 Hand-held dental articulator Jul. 4, 2000
6015291 Dental articulator Jan. 18, 2000
5967776 Auxiliary tool for occluding apparatus and method of mounting dentiform model on occluding apparatus Oct. 19, 1999
5957688 Dental model articulator Sep. 28, 1999
5934901 Vertically stable articulator having dual struts Aug. 10, 1999
5807102 Device for holding a preferably plate-form implement, serving for forming teeth, in particular a positioning calotte, in an articulator Sep. 15, 1998
5800174 Method using an articulator and computer to represent an individual's bite Sep. 1, 1998
5795152 Accessory device for a dental articulator and method for use in fabricating dental prosthetics Aug. 18, 1998
5766007 Vertically rigid dental articulator system and method Jun. 16, 1998
5645425 Disposable dental articulator Jul. 8, 1997
5605456 Dental articulator Feb. 25, 1997
5573397 Method for creating a universal mount for dental articulators Nov. 12, 1996
5360337 Dental articulator Nov. 1, 1994
5281135 Articulator for cast surgery and method of use Jan. 25, 1994
5190455 Articulator apparatus Mar. 2, 1993
5176515 Dental treatment method and apparatus Jan. 5, 1993
5106296 Method and device for defining different jaw positions Apr. 21, 1992
5100317 Device and method for fabricating a prosthesis Mar. 31, 1992
5057014 Articulator for dentistry Oct. 15, 1991
5055041 Alveolar pressure indicator device Oct. 8, 1991

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