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1. WO2008045642 - DENTAL IMPLANTS USING SHAPE MEMORY ALLOYS

Publication Number WO/2008/045642
Publication Date 17.04.2008
International Application No. PCT/US2007/077856
International Filing Date 07.09.2007
IPC
A61C 8/00 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
8Means to be fixed to the jaw-bone for consolidating natural teeth or for fixing dental prostheses thereon; Dental implants; Implanting tools
CPC
A61C 2201/007
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
2201Material properties
007using shape memory effect
A61C 8/0033
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
8Means to be fixed to the jaw-bone for consolidating natural teeth or for fixing dental prostheses thereon; Dental implants; Implanting tools
0018characterised by the shape
0033Expandable implants; Implants with extendable elements
Applicants
  • SNAPER, Alvin, A. [US]/[US]
Inventors
  • SNAPER, Alvin, A.
Agents
  • STEINFL, Alessandro
Priority Data
11/580,71212.10.2006US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) DENTAL IMPLANTS USING SHAPE MEMORY ALLOYS
(FR) IMPLANTS DENTAIRES UTILISANT DES ALLIAGES À MÉMOIRE DE FORME
Abstract
(EN)
A dental implant made from a memory shape-retaining alloy provided in an uniform shape that is converted to a set (remembered) shape after placement in a prepared cavity and appropriately heated, thereby to be positively retained in the cavity.
(FR)
L'invention concerne un implant dentaire constitué d'un alliage à mémoire de forme, ledit implant se présentant sous une forme uniforme qui est transformée en une forme définie (mise en mémoire) après placement dans une cavité préparée et chauffage approprié de manière à être retenu dans la cavité.
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