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1. WO2008045908 - ORTHODONTIC IMPLANT CAP AND ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT ASSEMBLY INCLUDING SAME

Publication Number WO/2008/045908
Publication Date 17.04.2008
International Application No. PCT/US2007/080880
International Filing Date 10.10.2007
IPC
A61C 7/28 2006.01
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
12Brackets; Arch wires; Combinations thereof; Accessories therefor
28Securing arch wire to bracket
CPC
A61C 7/00
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 8/0096
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
0093Features of implants not otherwise provided for
0096Implants for use in orthodontic treatment
Applicants
  • ORMCO CORPORATION [US]/[US] (AllExceptUS)
  • SABILLA, Jefferson [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
  • SCHEFFLER, Nicole, Marie [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
Inventors
  • SABILLA, Jefferson
  • SCHEFFLER, Nicole, Marie
Agents
  • AHRENS, Gregory, F.
Priority Data
60/850,62410.10.2006US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) ORTHODONTIC IMPLANT CAP AND ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT ASSEMBLY INCLUDING SAME
(FR) COIFFE D'IMPLANT ORTHODONTIQUE ET ENSEMBLE DE TRAITEMENT ORTHODONTIQUE COMPRENANT LADITE COIFFE
Abstract
(EN)
A cap (14) for an orthodontic implant (12) generaliy comprises a body (16) and a receiving member (20) coupled to the body. The body includes an opening (32) and a cavity (18) configured to receive a portion of the orthodontic implant (12), with the opening (32) being non-circular. The receiving member (20) is configured to retain a portion of an orthodontic component so that when the orthodontic implant (12) is received in the cavity of the body, forces may be transmitted between the orthodontic component and the orthodontic implant (12) via the cap (14).
(FR)
L'invention concerne une coiffe (14) pour implant orthodontique (12), qui comprend généralement un corps (16) et un élément récepteur (20) couplé au corps. Le corps présente une ouverture (32) non circulaire et une cavité (18) configurée pour recevoir une partie de l'implant orthodontique (12). L'élément récepteur (20) est configuré pour retenir une partie d'un composant orthodontique de sorte que, lorsque l'implant orthodontique (12) est reçu dans la cavité du corps, des forces peuvent être transmises entre le composant orthodontique et l'implant orthodontique (12), par l'intermédiaire de la coiffe (14).
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