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1. (WO2008102132) ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCES

Pub. No.:    WO/2008/102132    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2008/000585
Publication Date: Aug 28, 2008 International Filing Date: Feb 20, 2008
IPC: A61C 7/08
A61C 7/36
Applicants: ORTHO-PRO-TEKNICA LIMITED
MCCANCE, Andrew
CAPRANI, Joe
Inventors: MCCANCE, Andrew
CAPRANI, Joe
Title: ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCES
Abstract:
An orthodontic appliance comprising a generally u-shape tooth positioning shell (6,8) adapted for mounting on teeth of the upper or lower arch (2,4) of a patient. The shell (6,8) has a geometry shaped to receive and resiliently apply pressure to one or more teeth to reposition them and at least one additional formation (10,12) on or in the positioning shell adapted to perform a function other than repositioning teeth.