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Title:
A DENTAL DIAGNOSING AND DISPENSING APPARATUS AND A SYSTEM AND A METHOD FOR PROVIDING SAME
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2002030313
Kind Code:
B1
Abstract:
An apparatus, a system (1) and method are provided for providing a dental diagnosis and/or a dental appliance (300), the apparatus, system and method evaluate iamges whether digital, still, video digital x-ray, of the portion of the mouth to determine if a condition may be cured or corrected by a dental appliance stored within a machine and capable of being dispensed therefrom. Evaluation of the images may be performed by an outside source, by having the images transmitted via the internet, electronic mail, telephony, satellite, to another computer or individual. The user may also take images of his mouth while positioning a ruler or other measuring device adjacent to the mouth. The images may then be transmitted to an individual and/or central processing unit (10) for diagnosis. The system may provide a wafer or tray which the user may position in his mouth to make an impression.

Inventors:
BERGERSEN EARL O
Application Number:
US0131366W
Publication Date:
October 17, 2002
Filing Date:
October 09, 2001
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Assignee:
ORTHO-TAIN, INC.
International Classes:
A61C19/04; A61B1/24; A61C7/00; A61C9/00; A61C13/08; (IPC1-7): A61C3/00
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