|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||128/848 ; 128/859 ; 433/06 ; 602/902|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 39 인용 특허 : 26|
A mandibular advancement, or positioning, device for short-term or one-time use is described. The appliance has an upper tray and a lower tray holding impression material, into which the patient bites. The impression material, and optional adhesive, serve as a way to secure the trays to the patient's upper and lower teeth, and, therefore, to the patient's maxilla and mandible. Preferably, the front portions of the trays are bendable or flexible, for allowing the use of just a few sizes of trays for all patients. A connector is attached to a rear area of ...
[ We claim:] [1.] An oral appliance for use in advancing a patient's lower jaw, comprising: