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1. WO2007139485 - AN ARRANGEMENT FOR SECURING A TEETH SUPPORT

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CLAIMS

1. An arrangement for securing a teeth support, in the form of a bite plate, in a pre-determined position in relation to a person's arranged or related set of teeth and with said bite plate being adapted to carry a number of clamp devices, adapted to fixedly but easily detachably be co-operable with one or more teeth, included in said set of teeth, characterized in that said clamp device has a retention bracket, carried by the bite plate, that a screw is arranged through said retention bracket and the bite plate, one end portion of which screw is formed as a screw head and the other end portion of which is adapted to present a tooth-adapted abutment surface, and that said abutment surface is, by turning the screw in a first direction, pressable against a tooth surface for securing the bite plate in relation to said tooth and, by turning the screw in a second opposite direction, loosenable from the tooth surface for a loosening of the bite plate.

2. Arrangement according to claim 1 , characterized in that the bite plate is formed of plastic, and that said retention bracket is entirely or partly contained within, however attached to, said bite plate, and that said tooth-adapted abutment surface is recessed in a notch in the bite plate.

3. Arrangement according to claim 1 or 2, characterized in that said screw head is co-ordinated with a notch in the bite plate and/or located near the retention bracket.

4. Arrangement according to preceding claim 1 , characterized in that a clamp device each is adapted to co-operate with a molar each, one in the maxilla as well as in the mandible.

5. Arrangement according to preceding claim 1 , characterized in that the bite plate is adapted to, by the clamp devices thereof, allow to secure the teeth of the mandible in a somewhat forwardly projected position, say approx. 5 mm.