07658610 is referenced by 63 patents and cites 99 patents.

A dental template to position an object on a patient's tooth includes digitizing the patient's tooth; adding virtual objects to predetermined three-dimensional positions on the digitized tooth; and fabricating the dental template to locate the object at the predetermined 3D position on the patient's tooth. The template can be used for etching or for positioning brackets on teeth.

Title
Systems and methods for fabricating a dental template with a 3-D object placement
Application Number
10/794324
Publication Number
7658610 (B2)
Application Date
March 4, 2004
Publication Date
February 9, 2010
Inventor
Peter G Knopp
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Townsend and Townsend and Crew
Assignee
Align Technology
CA, US
IPC
A61C 3/00
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