System, Method and Device for Responsive Advancement of Mandible
Non-Confidential description of the invention
The invention is a mandibular advancement device (MAD) for responsive advancement of a mandible. The device comprising: a flexible dental tray and a mouth piece. The flexible dental tray comprises an upper jaw tray fitted to a top jaw and a lower jaw tray fitted to a bottom jaw, wherein the flexible dental tray further comprises a nut and bolt mechanism. The mouth piece comprises a stepper motor having a shaft structure to mechanically couple said motor with said nut and bolt mechanism. The stepper motor is actuated to rotate the bolt, which in turn enables back and forth movement of the lower jaw, keeping said upper jaw stationary.
Dr. Abhishek Dubey (RA, KGMU), Mr. Vimal C. (Student, DP), Dr. J. Ramkumar (ME), Dr. Balendra Pratap Singh (AP, KGMU), Dr. Kantesh Balani (MSE), Dr. Suryakant (KGMU)