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Title:
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING AN APPLIANCE WITH TIE POINTS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2001080763
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Systems and methods are described for integrating anatomical information from a plurality of sources of information. The system receives two or more three dimensional (3D) anatomical maps (202) sharing a common plane specified by three or more marker points common to the two or more maps (214); places one or more marker points on one or more teeth (200); generates a digital teeth model with the marker points (218); and aligns the two or more 3D anatomical maps and the teeth model using the marker points (222).

Inventors:
ANH JAE H
PHAN LOC X
BAUMRIND SHELDON
CURRY SEAN
BEERS ANDREW
Application Number:
US0113345W
Publication Date:
April 04, 2002
Filing Date:
April 25, 2001
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Assignee:
ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
International Classes:
A61C7/08; A61C7/00; A61C9/00; A61C13/00; (IPC1-7): G06T17/00
Foreign References:
US6152731A2000-11-28
US5882192A1999-03-16
US6158888A2000-12-12
US5550891A1996-08-27
US4980905A1990-12-25
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