King Saud University achieved ” Side Dental Fillings Mold Fixator” patent
As a new achievement for the University Dental Hospital in KSUMC, Dr. Abdullah Saeed Alayedh, Dental Restorative Consultant in KSUMC and Associate Professor at the College of Dentistry at King Saud University, registered the side dental fillings mold fixator as a patent with the US Patent Office.
Dr. Abdullah Alayedh explained that the invention is a tool used to fix the dental mold when making side tooth fillings. The fixator is distinguished by its ability to expand that helps to tighten the mold with the prepared tooth to be repaired by the side teeth filling. He indicated that the invention is an internal cavity that contains rolls of metal that can be stretched and expanded to reduce the size of the fixator, which seals the mold with the tooth and reduces the time required in selecting the appropriate fixator. He also emphasized that the side dental Fillings mold fixator is an important part of the dental restoration process and obtaining the perfect result.