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1. (WO2018035026) MODULAR DENTAL TOOL AND DOCKING STATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/035026    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/046726
Publication Date: Fri Feb 23 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Aug 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61C 1/00
A61G 15/14
A61C 13/15
Applicants: KAVO DENTAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
KALTENBACH & VOIGT GMBH
Inventors: ST. LOUIS, Robert, Thomas
DUNAWAY, Michael, Carl
EMDE, Frnak, Ulrich
KHER, Amod, Ashok
HARPER, Tyler, Ray
SHIPPEE, Nathan, Lamb
SAUTER, Johannes
NIEDERREUTER, Patrick
Title: MODULAR DENTAL TOOL AND DOCKING STATION
Abstract:
A modular dental system, methods for controlling a modular dental tool, a dental system, a control module, and a treatment unit. In one embodiment, the modular dental system includes a modular dental system including a control module and a battery module. The control module includes a first end, a second end, a control sub-system, and a charging sub-system. The control sub-system is configured to communicatively couple to an attachment, detect an attachment identifier associated with the attachment when the attachment is removably attached to the first end of the control module, and control the attachment based on the attachment identifier. The battery module is configured to removably attach to the second end of the control module.