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1. (WO2005009270) METHOD AND DEVICE FOR IMPROVING ORAL HEALTH
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/2005/009270    International Application No.:    PCT/US2004/023272
Publication Date: 03.02.2005 International Filing Date: 21.07.2004
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    20.05.2005    
IPC:
A61C 1/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: BRITESMILE DEVELOPMENT, INC. [US/US]; 490 North Wiget Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
SOUKOS, Nikos, S. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
GOODSON, Max [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
ROW, Gordon [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
WARNER, John [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
MONTGOMERY, R., Eric [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: SOUKOS, Nikos, S.; (US).
GOODSON, Max; (US).
ROW, Gordon; (US).
WARNER, John; (US).
MONTGOMERY, R., Eric; (US)
Agent: MAHONEY, Joseph, A.; Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP, P.O. Box 2828, Chicago, IL 60690 (US)
Priority Data:
60/488,778 21.07.2003 US
Title (EN) METHOD AND DEVICE FOR IMPROVING ORAL HEALTH
(FR) PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF PERMETTANT D'AMELIORER LA SANTE BUCCALE
Abstract: front page image
(EN)The present invention relates to a method for improving the oral health of a subject by exposing the oral cavity of the subject to a device (10) that emits a therapeutically effective amount of light. The device includes a light soured (912) located within a handle (14) of the device and a light distributor (20) having a distal end and a proximal end in communication with the light source (12) such that the light source (12) is configured to remain outside the oral cavity during use and the light distributor (20) is configured to be placed inside the oral cavity. In one embodiment, a bitewing (32) is removably attached to the distal end of the light distributor (20).
(FR)L'invention concerne un procédé qui permet d'améliorer la santé buccale d'un sujet en exposant la cavité orale du sujet à un dispositif comprenant une source de lumière émettant une quantité de lumière efficace sur le thérapeutique. L'invention concerne également des dispositifs utilisés pour exposer la cavité orale d'un sujet à la lumière conformément au procédé selon l'invention.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NA, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)