US 10,376,227 B2
Dental x-ray sensor holder
Tod Brenner, Pequea, PA (US)
Assigned to DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc., York, PA (US)
Filed by DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc., York, PA (US)
Filed on Jul. 25, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/658,888.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/366,661, filed on Jul. 26, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2018/0028132 A1, Feb. 1, 2018
Int. Cl. A61B 6/14 (2006.01); G03B 42/04 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 6/145 (2013.01) [G03B 42/042 (2013.01)] 12 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A dental X-ray imaging media holder comprising:
a bite block with a first end, a second end and apertures, said apertures configured to receive an aiming arm;
a backing plate, with a first side and a second side, said backing plate affixed to or formed contiguously with the second end of the bite block; and
an opening to a cavity in the holder;
wherein said cavity leads to an evacuation chamber, at the second side of the backing plate, for creating a vacuum between the holder and an X-ray imaging media to secure the X-ray imaging media to the holder.