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Publication numberWO2009138852 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/IB2009/005571
Publication date28 Jan 2010
Filing date8 May 2009
Priority date13 May 2008
Also published asCN102088925A, EP2309944A2, US20080268400, WO2009138852A2
Publication numberPCT/2009/5571, PCT/IB/2009/005571, PCT/IB/2009/05571, PCT/IB/9/005571, PCT/IB/9/05571, PCT/IB2009/005571, PCT/IB2009/05571, PCT/IB2009005571, PCT/IB200905571, PCT/IB9/005571, PCT/IB9/05571, PCT/IB9005571, PCT/IB905571, WO 2009/138852 A3, WO 2009138852 A3, WO 2009138852A3, WO-A3-2009138852, WO2009/138852A3, WO2009138852 A3, WO2009138852A3
InventorsJon Moss, Lou Marzano, Eric Kuo, Kelsey Wirth
ApplicantAlign Technology, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
Dental appliance reinforcement
WO 2009138852 A3
Methods, systems, and apparatuses for dental appliance reinforcement are provided. One dental appliance includes a number of tooth apertures for the placement of teeth therein wherein the number of tooth apertures include an interior surface and an exterior surface, and a reinforcement rib positioned along the exterior surface.
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International ClassificationA61C7/00, A61C7/08
Cooperative ClassificationA61C9/00, A61C7/08, A61C7/002, A61C7/00, A61C13/0004
European ClassificationA61C9/00, A61C7/00, A61C7/08
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