04253830 is referenced by 65 patents and cites 12 patents.

An autoclavable dental bur block or portable holder for dental burs and the like having elastomeric insert receptacles adapted to releasably hold burs of different shank diameters, with the receptacles color coded and arrangeable and rearrangeable in organized manner as a convenient means to identify and organize the different kinds of burs in the holder. The tubular insert receptacles have a downwardly tapered central bore, including an upper portion of relatively large average diameter extending above the support panel to accommodate large-shank burs, and a lower portion extending below the support panel to accommodate small-shank burs. Dovetail fitting elements on the sides of the bur blocks adapt them to interengage complemental fittings on other blocks so as to hold a plurality of the bur blocks in substantially coplanar relationship permitting them to be handled as a composite unit.

Title
Autoclavable dental bur block
Application Number
6/46714
Publication Number
4253830
Application Date
June 8, 1979
Publication Date
March 3, 1981
Inventor
Rudy F Dengah
Seattle
WA, US
Douglas H Kazen
Kirkland
WA, US
Agent
Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness
Assignee
North Pacific Dental
WA, US
IPC
A61G 1/14
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