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1. WO2000019932 - SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR POSITIONING TEETH

Publication Number WO/2000/019932
Publication Date 13.04.2000
International Application No. PCT/US1999/023599
International Filing Date 08.10.1999
Chapter 2 Demand Filed 08.05.2000
IPC
A61C 7/00 2006.1
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
7Orthodontics, i.e. obtaining or maintaining the desired position of teeth, e.g. by straightening, evening, regulating, separating, or by correcting malocclusions
A61C 11/00 2006.1
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
11Dental articulators, i.e. for simulating movement of the temporo-mandibular joints; Articulation forms or mouldings
A61C 19/045 2006.1
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
19Dental auxiliary appliances
04Measuring instruments specially adapted for dentistry
045for recording mandibular movement, e.g. face bows
CPC
A61C 11/00
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
11Dental articulators, i.e. for simulating movement of the temporo-mandibular joints; Articulation forms or mouldings
A61C 19/045
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
19Dental auxiliary appliances
04Measuring instruments specially adapted for dentistry
045for recording mandibular movement, e.g. face bows
A61C 7/002
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
7Orthodontics, i.e. obtaining or maintaining the desired position of teeth, e.g. by straightening, evening, regulating, separating, or by correcting malocclusions
002Orthodontic computer assisted systems
A61C 7/08
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
7Orthodontics, i.e. obtaining or maintaining the desired position of teeth, e.g. by straightening, evening, regulating, separating, or by correcting malocclusions
08Mouthpiece-type retainers ; or positioners, e.g. for both the lower and upper arch
Applicants
  • ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC. [US]/[US]
Inventors
  • CHISHTI, Muhammad, Ziaullah, Khan
  • BEERS, Andrew
Agents
  • TRAN, Bao, Q.
Priority Data
09/169,03608.10.1998US
Publication Language English (en)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR POSITIONING TEETH
(FR) SYSTEME ET PROCEDE DE POSITIONNEMENT DE DENTS
Abstract
(EN) Methods and apparatus fit a set of upper and lower teeth in a masticatory system by generating a computer representation (300) of the masticatory system and computing an occlusion (306) based on interactions in the computer representation of the masticatory system.
(FR) L'invention concerne un procédé et un appareil permettant de positionner un ensemble de dents supérieures et inférieures dans un système masticatoire, en générant une représentation informatique (300) dudit système et en calculant une occlusion (306) en fonction des interactions dans la représentation informatique dudit système masticatoire.
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