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Title:
METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR CLEANING OF A CANAL
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/162705
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The invention relates to a method and an arrangement for the cleaning of a circumferentially closed canal (10) by means of a light guide (14) conducting a laser beam. The entry of the laser beam into the light guide is interrupted when the free end of the light guide is outside of the canal and/or the movement of the light guide within the canal is monitored and that if there is no movement or the movement is below a threshold value then a signal is triggered and/or the laser radiation is turned off or its output is reduced.

Inventors:
ERTL, Thomas (Westring 9, Ranstadt, 63691, DE)
DIEBOLDER, Rolf (Institut für Lasertechnologien in der Medizin und Meßtechnik an der Universität Ulm, Helmholtzstr. 12, Ulm, 89081, DE)
Application Number:
EP2017/056751
Publication Date:
September 28, 2017
Filing Date:
March 22, 2017
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
DEGUDENT GMBH (Rodenbacher Chaussee 4, Hanau, 63457, DE)
DENTSPLY SIRONA INC. (Susquehanna Commerce Center, 221 West Philadelphia Street Suite 6, York Pennsylvania PA, PA 17401, US)
International Classes:
A61C5/50; A61C1/00; A61C17/02
Foreign References:
US20150173852A12015-06-25
US5846080A1998-12-08
US20080219629A12008-09-11
US20080285017A12008-11-20
US20110217665A12011-09-08
US20120123399A12012-05-17
US20130323673A12013-12-05
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
STOFFREGEN, Hans-Herbert (Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 11b, Hanau, 63450, DE)
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