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  • wherein
  • 2. The method of claim 1 , wherein using the altered digital dentition model to construct a positive mold for the orthodontic appliance includes delivering the altered digital dentition model to a rapid prototyping system. (google.com)
  • 8. The method of claim 5 , wherein using the altered digital dentition model to construct a positive mold for the orthodontic appliance includes delivering a data set that identifies boundaries of the single 3D surface model to a rapid prototyping system. (google.com)
  • 2. The system of claim 1 , wherein the at least one additional appliance rotates the at least one tooth, either prior to, during or after at partial extrusion of the tooth. (google.com.au)
  • 3. The system of claim 2 , wherein the plurality of dental position appliances further includes at least one appliance with cavities shaped to apply force to rotate the tooth around its center of rotation so that the longitudinal axis is substantially perpendicular to the gingival plane at the desired location, during or subsequent to translation of the tooth from the first location toward the desired location along the gingival plane. (google.com.au)
  • 4. The system of claim 3 , wherein the plurality of dental position appliances further includes at least one appliance with cavities shaped to apply force to at least partially intrude the tooth during or subsequent to rotation of the tooth to its upright position. (google.com.au)
  • 5. The system of claim 1 , wherein the plurality of dental position appliances further includes at least one appliance with cavities shaped to apply force to at least partially intrude the tooth during or subsequent to translation of the tooth from the first location toward the desired location along the gingival plane. (google.com.au)
  • 6. The system of claim 1 , wherein the plurality of dental positioning appliances reduces the tendency of a tooth to intrude during translation of the tooth from the first location toward the desired location along the gingival plane. (google.com.au)
  • 3. A method as in claim 1 , wherein the altering step comprises cutting out the portion of the appliance demarcated by the structure, whereby a window is created to expose the underlying dental feature. (google.com)
  • 6. The oral appliance of claim 1 wherein the body has a lower surface facing the user's tongue during use that is formed of a molded impression of the user's palate. (google.es)
  • 7. The oral appliance of claim 2 wherein the enlarged chamber conforms to the shape of the body. (google.es)
  • 2 . The system of claim 1 , wherein the tactile object has an elasticity or malleability greater than a corresponding elasticity or malleability of the orthodontic appliance and the attachment. (google.com.au)
  • an attachment for engaging the attachment receiving well, wherein the attachment or layer thereof has an elasticity or malleability greater than a corresponding elasticity or malleability of the orthodontic appliance, and wherein the attachment is larger than the attachment receiving well in at least one dimension. (google.com.au)
  • 10 . The orthodontic appliance of claim 9 , wherein the tactile object comprises a material layer covering one or more surfaces of the attachment receiving well. (google.com.au)
  • 11 . The orthodontic appliance of claim 9 , wherein the tactile object comprises an elongated body extending from a surface of the attachment receiving well. (google.com.au)
  • 12 . The orthodontic appliance of claim 8 , further comprising a base disposed in the attachment receiving well, wherein the tactile object is physically coupled to the base. (google.com.au)
  • polymeric shell
  • 8. A method as in claim 1 , further comprising repeating the rearranging and forming steps to provide a series of at least three polymeric shell appliances. (google.es)
  • Apparatus
  • Apparatus and method for making such appliances are also well known, such as that disclosed in U.S. Pat No. 2,775,036, which is designed to make custom appliances for a given patient. (google.co.uk)
  • Application Serial No. 60/850,624, filed October 10, 2006 and entitled Orthodontic Devices, Implants and Related Apparatus," the disclosure of which is expressly incorporated by reference herein in its entirety. (google.com)
  • headgear
  • To prevent the side-effect of molar tipping, he modified the appliance by taking the bow and soldering it to the inner arch of the incisor area and therefore eliminated the "Victorian" headcap stigma associated with headgear. (wikipedia.org)
  • In severe malocclusions that can be a part of craniofacial abnormality, management often requires a combination of orthodontics with headgear or reverse pull facemask and / or jaw surgery or orthognathic surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • In growing patients there are more options for treating skeletal discrepancies, either promoting or restricting growth using functional appliances, orthodontic headgear or a reverse pull facemask. (wikipedia.org)
  • dentistry
  • Currently, he is Professor and Chair, Division of Orthodontics in the Department of Oral Health Sciences in the Faculty of Dentistry. (aurumgroup.com)
  • She focuses on many aspects of dentistry including general and cosmetic dentistry as well as orthodontics and dental sleep apnea. (aurumgroup.com)
  • He applied to the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry Orthodontic Program in 1935 and was accepted. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are two major purposes of luting agents in Dentistry - to secure a cast restoration in fixed prosthodontics (e.g. for use of retaining of an inlay, crowns, or bridges), and to keep orthodontic bands and appliances in situ. (wikipedia.org)
  • open-bite
  • Therefore, what is needed is an orthodontic device that will correct an anterior open-bite in a iess-invasive, more stable manner than current devices and techniques. (google.com)
  • apnea
  • Dr. Lowe was awarded a grant by the Canadian government through the National Centres of Excellence (Inspiraplex) program to undertake a four-year multi-centre clinical trial to compare the effectiveness, side effects and compliance of a new oral appliance (Klearway™) and nasal continuous positive airway pressure in patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. (aurumgroup.com)
  • worn
  • a tactile object disposed between the attachment receiving well and the attachment so as to modulate engagement between the attachment and the attachment receiving well when the orthodontic appliance is worn by the patient. (google.com.au)
  • attachment
  • Specific design and location of these attachment devices may provide newly achievable and/or more effective repositioning forces, anchoring ability and appliance retention. (google.com)
  • clinic
  • Hana Bóhmová Ortodontické oddělení, Stomatologická klinika FN a LF UK v Plzni Orthodontic Department, Clinic of Dental Medicíne, University Hospital and Medical Faculty of Charles University, Plzeň Souhrn Cílem tohoto sdělení bylo registrovat, do jaké míry ovlivňuje fixní ortodontický aparát úroveň ústní hygieny pacientů. (docplayer.cz)
  • tongue
  • An external negative air supply is provided which connects to a tube extending from the appliance and draws air from the hollow appliance creating a partial vacuum in the user's retroglossal area urging the user's tongue and soft palate away from the user's posterior pharyngeal wall and thereby opening an airway to the user's nasal cavity. (google.es)
  • oral appliance
  • Oral Appliance Therapy) using the "MATRx" Technology. (aurumgroup.com)
  • 3. The oral appliance of claim 2 in which the lip extends continually around the one end of the body and is formed from a molded dental impression of the user's oral cavity formed with the user's lower jaw positioned slightly anteriorly from a relaxed-jaw position in relation to the upper jaw. (google.es)
  • 4. The oral appliance of claim 1 further comprising a sensor for sensing air pressure in the enlarged chamber, the source being responsive to the sensor for applying negative air pressure to the enlarged chamber when a relatively negative air pressure is sensed. (google.es)
  • 5. The oral appliance of claim 1 in which the body has an upper surface that is formed of a molded impression of the user's palate. (google.es)
  • conventional
  • 通常用几个这种卡环将常规可摘牙齿矫治器锚定于配戴者的颌,以使矫治器稳固地保留在适当 (google.com)
  • 而且,这种常规可摘牙齿矫治器常常会非常紧密地贴合于配戴者的颌,影响配戴者的颅骨活动,在精神上和生理上导致不适和压力(例如配 (google.com)
  • archwire
  • The archwire of the appliance is not parallel to the dental archform but converges toward the archform preferably in the vicinity of the incisors. (google.ca)
  • patient
  • For expansion that is not managed by the patient and on the lower jaw, a bionator appliance may be a more suitable alternative. (wikipedia.org)