Orthodontic crimpable hook

- TP Orthodontics, Inc.

FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of an orthodontic crimpable hook showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view, the left side elevational view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view;

FIG. 4 is a top elevational view; and,

FIG. 5 is a bottom elevational view.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
4639219 January 27, 1987 Gagin
Other references
  • "Product News for Orthodontists", GAC International, Inc., vol. 4, No. 1 (undated, but accepted as prior art). Unitek Catalog No. 116, p. 90 (1973). Ortho Organizers brochure (1986).
Patent History
Patent number: D346860
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 26, 1992
Date of Patent: May 10, 1994
Assignee: TP Orthodontics, Inc. (Westville, IN)
Inventor: Christopher K. Kesling (Green Acres, IN)
Primary Examiner: Wallace R. Burke
Assistant Examiner: M. H. Tung
Attorney: Lloyd L. Zickert
Application Number: 7/905,029
Current U.S. Class: Orthodontic Appliance (D24/180)