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1. (WO2018136407) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING MALOCCLUSIONS AND TEETH ALIGNMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/136407    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/013834
Publication Date: Fri Jul 27 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jan 17 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A61C 7/00
Applicants: DISCHINGER, Terry, G.
DISCHINGER, William, M.
LUSE, Steven, O.
Inventors: DISCHINGER, Terry, G.
DISCHINGER, William, M.
LUSE, Steven, O.
Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING MALOCCLUSIONS AND TEETH ALIGNMENT
Abstract:
An orthodontic appliance is disclosed and which cooperates with both the upper and lower dental arches of a patient and which includes an archwire coupler which is attached to individual archwires that are releasably attached to the anterior facing surface of a patient's teeth requiring orthodontic treatment; and a multiple section elongated telescoping assembly which is rotatably and releasably coupled to the archwires attached to the upper and lower dental arches of a patient undergoing treatment, and wherein the multiple section elongated telescoping assembly effects movement of the upper dental arch in a rearward direction, and the lower dental arch in a forward direction when the multiple section elongated telescoping assembly is in a given position along a predetermined course of travel.