Accession Number : ADD013215

Title :   Matrix Band Inset.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 22 Apr 83, patented 13 Nov 84,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Patch, Stanley J

Report Date : 13 Nov 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A dental inset for cooperative retainment about a tooth of an external matrix band by a retainer is presented. The matrix band is provided with oppositely diposed end portions and the inset connects the end portions of the matrix band where the end portions divaricate from the tooth so that a 360 degree matrix which readily adapts to the cervical circumference of the molar teeth is provided.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, DENTAL PROSTHESES, CONFORMAL STRUCTURES

Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE