05388988 is referenced by 51 patents and cites 17 patents.

A dental instrument for treating teeth with a laser beam has an output by a transmission element arranged in the head part of the instrument. The instrument is supplied with a gaseous agent which is conducted at least at the application side across the optics, particularly across the optical boundary surface of the transmission element facing toward the light exit side and will then flow out of the head part into the beam exit direction.

Title
Dental instrument for treating teeth with a laser beam
Application Number
8/100134
Publication Number
5388988
Application Date
August 2, 1993
Publication Date
February 14, 1995
Inventor
Ralf Sutter
Weinheim
DE
Lutz Beerstecher
Bensheim
DE
Siegfried Goisser
Einhausen
DE
Agent
Hill Steadman & Simpson
Assignee
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
DE
IPC
A61C 3/00
A61C 1/00
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