Patent for Sale:Dental Implant Withstanding Strong Bite Force
Primary Application of the Technology
The potential market in 2009 is estimated to be US $3 billion. The primary markets are the USA, where 1.8m implants are used each year, Europe where 1.2m implants are used and Japan where the market is 300,000 implants/year.
Further market details are available upon request.
The Problem Solved by the Technology
How the Technology Solves the Problem
Class 433: Dentistry
This class is a specific class under the broader class of Surgery and includes methods directed to or including specific dental steps, e.g., taking impressions of the teeth or gums, adapting a plate or model to a particular mouth formation, mounting teeth on a plate in a particular way, etc.; apparatus, implements, and devices relating to the treatment of teeth or gums, or the replacement of teeth.Subclass 173: By fastening to jawbone
Subclass 177: By resiliently biased means
Class A61C8: HUMAN NECESSITIES - MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
DENTISTRY; ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE . Means to be fixed to the jaw-bone for consolidating natural teeth or for fixing dental prostheses thereon; Dental implants; Implanting tools .