Method and system for incrementally moving teeth

CAFC
  • US 6,629,840 B2
  • Filed: 02/21/2001
  • Issued: 10/07/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/20/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method of fabricating a plurality of dental incremental position adjustment appliances, said method comprising:

  • providing a plurality of positive models of successive tooth arrangements, wherein each successive arrangement represents a different geometry representing a successive stage progressing from an initial tooth arrangement to an intermediate or a final tooth arrangement; and

    fabricating the plurality of dental appliances as negatives of the positive models at one time.

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