Patent Number: 7,708,560

Title: System and method for manufacturing dental prostheses

Abstract: The present invention is related to systems and methods for manufacturing dental prostheses, such as bridges and crowns. In particular, the present invention is directed to novel methods for managing machining jobs for manufacturing dental prostheses in a system having a plurality of machining devices.

Inventors: Kraemer; Michael A. (Landsberg am Lech, DE), Schaaf; Michael K. (Herrsching, DE), Sprengart; Thomas (Landsberg am Lech, DE)

Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company

International Classification: G06F 19/00 (20060101); A61C 5/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018