Patent Number: 6,296,481

Title: Indirect bonding bracket positioner for correction of irregularities of the teeth

Abstract: An orthodontic bracket positioner includes a metal plate placed under a tongue, a pair of side elongated slots formed along a side edge portion of the metal plate, a circular hole formed in a front edge portion of the metal plate and adjacent to the side elongated slots. A pair of side bracket holders substantially elongated to sufficiently hold brackets for a canine tooth and molar teeth behind the canine tooth, a front edge line of a front bracket holder arc-shaped in a similar manner to the front teeth line to fixedly hold four front teeth at the same time. The side elongated slots of the metal plate are perpendicular to an open type connection slot formed at a portion of each of the bracket holders, the bracket holders including a plurality of fixing slots formed along an edge line thereof so as to engage a plurality of brackets therethrough.

Inventors: Kyung; Hee M. (Susung Gu Taegu, KR)


International Classification: A61C 7/14 (20060101); A61C 7/00 (20060101); A61C 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018