Dental Patents for Sale or License

Sleep Apnea Oral Device

A hybrid device employing 2 previously FDA approved devices working in concert to address obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. A fully adjustable oral device employing a palate lifter and tongue retainer to maintain an airway during sleep for those afflicted with obstructive sleep apnea. The palate lifter keeps the soft palate from draping into the airway while the tongue retainer inhibits upward movement of the back of the tongue towards the soft palate thereby facilitating breathing durin
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A Hands-Free, Wearable, and Fully Automatic Tooth Brush

I am an inventor and the patent-owner of a proprietary design of a HANDS-FREE, WEARABLE, and AUTOMATIC tooth-brush. The patented design that I would like to present to you is an innovation that has the potential to be developed into a new product line suitable to both niche and the mass market. The design is simple enough to be customized into variations, so that it can cater to potential future product developments. I believe that with the right amount of attention and development, the desig
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Flossing Device with Internal Floss Feed

A flossing device having internal floss feed in which floss is advanced from a storage chamber inside the handle of the device, through feed gears, to a pair of spaced apart tines. Spent floss is returned through the return gears, the return drive gear having a greater diameter than the feed drive gear, thus ensuring the floss remains taut between the tines. An integral cutter allows the spent floss to be cut off and discarded. One significant advantage of this device over similar designs is
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Topical Anesthetic for Expedited Wound Healing and Pain Relief

Heals cuts, burns, acute wounds, acute diabetic wounds, herpatic lesions, shingles rash, insect bites and stings, stomatitis, and radiation burns. Most lesions heal in 24 to 48 hours without infection or reported pain. University studied with pre-clinical and clinical trials. Topical has been published and presented to major national organizational synopsis conventions. Stable for over 24 hours and grows no bacteria. Over 60,000 patients through prescription have received the topical with n
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Toothbrushing tablets (toothpaste in tablets)

SOME ADVANTAGES OF «DENTAMETE» TOOTHTABLETS OVER TOOTHPASTES: - no preservatives (toothpastes contain preservatives, whereas DENTAMETE have a stable (dehydrated) form, and are thus not liable to changes) - unlimited use (toothpastes have a limited shelf life, mostly two years) - hygienic packaging (with toothpastes, a so-called «ping-pong» infection can occur if more people are using the same tube: as toothpaste is sqeezed out, the tube touches different toothbrushes. In this
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Root Pin for the Endodontic Care of a Root-stump

In order to improve a root pin (10) for the endodontic care of a root-stump, in particular combined with occlusal caps, said root pin has a one-piece base body (14) made from a plastic matrix material and it offers increased safety in relation to pin and root fractures. According to the invention, said one-piece base body (14) is helical and is designed to taper from the proximal to the distal end.
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Endodontic pin for introducing into a curved root canal with a single-piece base body, comprises a plastic matrix, which is reinforced with fibers that are embedded parallel to a longitudinal axis in

The endodontic pin for introducing into a curved root canal with a single-piece base body (1), comprises a plastic matrix (2), which is reinforced with fibers (3) that are embedded parallel to a longitudinal axis in the plastic matrix. The base body has zones with different flexural and torsional strengths, where one zone has a reduced flexural and torsional strength. The plastic matrix reinforced with the fibers contains different concentrations of reflection-/absorption particles over a length
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Methods of Detecting Charcot-Marie Tooth Disease Type 2A

Methods are described for screening a subject for risk of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 2A or for diagnosing Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease or a predisposition for developing Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease in a subject, by detecting the presence or absence of a mutation in the mitofusin gene in a biological sample collected from the subject. Methods are also described for detecting the presence of a genetic polymorphism associated with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 2A in a sample of patient nucl
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Snap-on Two-piece Emergence Profile Healing Abutment

A snap-on two-piece emergence profile healing abutment provides a trans-gingival piece that can create various gingival shapes and contours of the dental implant emergence profile. The device consists of two main components: a central piece similar to standard healing abutments, having multiple facets; and an interchangeable outer piece used as a gingival emergence profile shell. The gingival emergence profile shell can be configured in various sizes and shapes to best estimate the size and shap
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Dental Brush Assembly and Method for Making the Same

A dental brush assembly includes an elongate handle having first and second coupling ends sized and shaped to couple with at least a first detachable dental brush. The first coupling end is at a first angle relative to a handle longitudinal axis and the second coupling end is at a second different angle relative to the handle longitudinal axis. The first coupling end includes first and second brush facing surfaces. The second coupling end includes third and fourth brush facing surfaces. The firs
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Atmospheric Non-Thermal Gas Plasma Method for Dental Surface Treatment

The provision of dental restorations can be improved by generating a cold atmospheric plasma inside the mouth of the patient and then applying that cold atmospheric plasma onto a dental restoration site. The dental restoration site can be composed of either or both of dentin and enamel. Further, the provision of dental restorations can also be improved by introducing a dental adhesive onto a dental restoration site and treating it with a cold atmospheric plasma.
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Tooth Scaffolds

Provided is an acellular mammalian tooth-shaped scaffold comprising a compound that is chemotactic, osteogenic, dentinogenic, amelogenic, or cementogenic. Also provided is a method of replacing a tooth in the mouth of a mammal, where the tooth is absent and a tooth socket is present in the mouth at the position of the absent tooth. The method comprises implanting an acellular scaffold having the shape of the missing tooth into the tooth socket. Additionally, a method of making a tooth scaffold i
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Dental Stem Cell Reprogramming

Provided is dental stem cell comprising an Oct3/4 transgene. Also provided is a method of making a pluripotent stem cell. Additionally, a method of preparing an insulin-secreting cell is provided. Further provided is an insulin-secreting cell prepared by that method. A method of preparing a chondrocyte-like cell is also provided, as is a chondrocyte-like cell prepared by that method. Additionally provided is a method of preparing a myocyte-like cell. Also, a myocyte-like cell prepared by that me
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Dental Diagnostic and Dental Restoration Methods, Systems, Apparatuses, and Devices

Devices, methods, and systems for the design, fabrication, modification, and implantation of dental prostheses. An implant is created that has a shape closely or precisely conforming to the natural shape of a modified or unmodified tooth socket. The implant is used to anchor any of a variety of dental restorations or other substitute devices to bone. Further, methods, systems, and apparatuses for taking radiographs at specific, standard, and/or reproducible angles. A first radiograph is taken, u
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Snapin and Methods for Regulation of Microtubule Assembly and Dendrite Growth and Branching

Fragments of snapin important for interaction with cypin and thus regulating microtubule assembly are provided. Also provided are methods of use of said fragments and kits to facilitate said methods.
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Dentinal Drug Delivery Composition

The present invention is a dentinal drug delivery composition composed of cationic and/or neutral porous particles containing an effective amount of a therapeutic agent and a method for using the same to provide a dental treatment.
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Compositions and Methods for Modulating Immunogenic Responses By Activating Dendritic Cells

The conjugated peptide constructs described herein can be used to induce production of dendritic cells that generate cytokines. The vaccine-bearing dendritic cells can be administered to induce T cell mediated immune modulating responses.
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Hydroxyapatite and Bioglass-based Pellets, Production Process and Applications of Thereof

The present invention refers to hydroxyapatite and bioglass-based pellets of homogeneous size and spherical shape, whose interconnective porous structure, in the micrometer range, allows for an enhanced osteoconductivity and osteointegratioh, with specific application as a synthetic bone graft and to the respective production process. The production process is based on the pharmaceutical technology of extrusion and spheronization employing a porogenic agent and applying a sinterization stage. in
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Ceramic Crucible and Method for Producing Thereof

Ceramic crucible and coating of that inner surface for the melting of metals in the fast operation inductive kiln, for example, requirement in the dental technique. In order to prolong lifetime of aluminium silicate crucible, namely, to increase number of melting cycle in this crucible, for example, by melting of alloy steel, inner surface of crucible is covered with aluminium silicate coating. Coating is made up by pour in - pour out method and is thermal treatment carried out at temperature 83
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Solid Teeth Bleaching Device

A teeth bleaching device (100) for bleaching teeth is described being a dry teeth bleaching device, prior to use. The teeth bleaching device (100) comprises a fibrous, non-hydratable polymer structure (110) and a hydratable solid teeth bleaching agent (120) embedded in the fibrous structure prior to use. Upon use, the solid teeth bleaching agent (120) is dissolved by uptake of moisture or saliva in the fibrous structure (110) and released to the teeth. By selecting a predetermined porosity, dens
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Typodont for Demonstrating Orthodontic Occlusal Problems and the Correction Thereof

The invention relates to a method of demonstrating use of an orthodontic removable appliance component, which method employs a typodont having an adjustable part (i.e. a tooth, teeth, palate) that is capable of simulating an orthodontic occlusal problem of the type correctable by a removable appliance component. The adjustable part being movable between a first position corresponding to the occlusal problem, and one or more second positions at least one of which is a corrected position, the meth
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Dental Formulations for the Prevention of Dental Erosion

The invention relates to a therapeutic method for preventing and/or inhibiting dental erosion in a mammalian subject, and the provision of a dental care product for performing the method. The dental care product of the invention comprises a starch-degrading enzyme of E. C. 3.2.1.1, wherein said product comprises less than 1 wt.% ionic surfactant, and preferably is substantially free of endoprotease and/or lipase. The properties of the dental care product serve to prevent and/or inhibit dental er
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Ancilliary for Orthodontic Applications

An ancillary for an orthodontic anchorage device comprises a coupling arrangement operable to be secured to the orthodontic anchorage device. A substantially rigid arm extends from the coupling arrangement and is operable to impart a force on an orthodontic arrangement by way of a magnetic system.
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Screw

An orthodontic mini-screw comprises a screw head arranged to be coupled to an ancillary member. A threaded body couples to the screw head and has a first portion arranged to locate in a cortical bone layer of a patient's jaw bone. A second portion of the threaded body is arranged to extend a predefined distance beyond the cortical bone layer and into an adjacent cancellous bone layer, such that a channel extends through the threaded body and out of at least one void located in the first portion.
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Fluoride Composition and Methods for Dental Mineralization

The present invention relates to compositions and methods for mineralizing a dental surface or subsurface including providing a composition including stabilized ACP and a source of fluoride ions.
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Abrasive Agents

The present invention relates to the use of a polyalkenoate acid, such as polyacrylic acid or polymaleic acid, in the manufacture of an air abrasive agent for use in conditioning dental tissue, methods of using such air abrasive agents, dental compositions comprising a polyalkenoate acid, air abrasive agents comprising a polyalkenoate acid and at least one of a bioactive glass, a glycine salt, baking soda and alumina, methods of treatment and/or prophylaxis using an air abrasive agent comprising
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Composition and Method for Detection of Demineralisation

The invention relates to a composition for the detection of tooth demineralisation. More specifically, the invention concerns a composition comprising a complex capable of producing an optical signal characteristic of the presence of free ions, the pharmaceutical uses of such a composition, and methods and a kit for the detection of active demineralisation at tooth surfaces using such a composition.
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Novel Dental Prosthesis and Cariostatic Method

A dental prosthetic having a physiologically acceptable base material and a surface deposit of antibacterial agent. The prosthetic may be a cap or crown, or orthodontic bracket. The antibacterial agent may be bacteriostatic or bactericidal in effect. The invention provides a novel approach to the problem of tooth decay, utilising an accepted mechanical base prosthetic combined with a novel intervention in the tooth environment which is intended to inhibit and arrest decay.
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Approximal Imaging Device

The invention relates to an intraoral approximal assessment device comprising an approximal optical portion adapted to fit within an intraoral approximal space, a means of applying a disclosing substance to the intraoral approximal space or at least one of the approximal surfaces of the contacting teeth and a detector, with the the approximal optical portion and the detector being operably connected via a light transmitting material. The invention also relates to a method of assessing one or bot
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Apparatus and Method for Mineralising Biological Materials

An apparatus and method for mineralising demineralised and hypo-mineralised biological material such as tooth or bone. The apparatus has a probe electrode for receiving a mineralisation agent and a counter electrode. It is also provided with means for controlling the electrical signal provided to the probe such that the extent of mineralisation of the biological material is controlled by modulating or changing the electrical signal provided by the probe based upon the measured output of the circ
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Amidobetaine solution for oral care

The patent includes an aqueous composition for oral care use comprising an amidobetaine solution. The solution includes the following five advantages: 1) The process of the present invention gives an amidobetaine composition that is most suitable for oral care applications (mouth rinses and tooth pastes) due to its significantly less bitter taste compared to commercially available CAPB for personal care applications. 2) The amidobetaine of the present invention allows use of a number of
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Advanced toothbrush with toothpaste dispenser

The advanced toothbrush is provided with toothpaste dispenser along with its handle. In this novel concept toothpaste is supplied to the bristles with the help of a piston that forces the paste to travel to the bristles and hence to the teeth of user. The system is highly portable. The Indian Patent No. 211188 has been granted for the Innovation. The Project has also been supported under MVIF. His unit has been registered in the name of A N Shukla & Co. Innovator has sold more than 6000 brushes
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A Chewing Gum for Preventing Tooth Decay

Highlights Bacteria immobilized in biofilms coating teeth (dental plaque) cause dental diseases and disorders. Special additives in chewing gum cause active absorption of bacterial biofilm from teeth Significantly successful results in 130 humans: between 10x-100x improved reduction in cariogenic bacteria compared with placebo chewing gum Our Innovation Special chewing gum formulations enhance adhesion of plaque (biofilm) bacteria to the gum. Key Features All ingredients are app
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Detection of Porphyromonas Gingivalis

This invention is an accurate and sensitive system to detect the presence of Porphyromonas gingivalis, a bacterial strain associated with the development of periodontal disease. The bacteria are detected by identifying the presence of DNA specific t o the strain. This is accomplished via the polymerase chain reaction, a method commonly used to characterize DNA evidence in criminal trials as well as diagnosis of various other disease states. The system includes DNA primers for the polymerase ch a
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Method for Inhibiting Proteases in the Oral Cavity

Sensitive teeth, a condition which affects more than 45 million Americans each year, likely results from exposed dentinal tubules. A number of products have been developed that either occlude the exposed dentinal tubules or desensitize the nerves r esponsible for transmitting signals that the brain interprets as pain. Unfortunately, these products suffer from a number of drawbacks including but not limited to low pH, increased risk for developing kidney stones with long-term use, and/or are kn o
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Novel Monomer-Free Light-Cured Glass-Ionomer System for Improved Dental Restoratives

FEATURES Glass-ionomer cements are one of the most promising restoratives in dentistry. Since their invention, these cements have been successfully applied in dentistry for more than 25 years. The success of these cements is attributed to the facts that they are known for their unique properties such as direct adhesion to tooth structure and base metals, anticariogenic properties due to release of fluoride, thermal compatibility with tooth enamel and dentin because of low coefficients of therm
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