Treatment Devices Providing Targeted Antimicrobial Action

Abstract

A treatment device having an antimicrobial sheet material operably connected to an appliance. The antimicrobial material includes a first layer of polymeric material such as a gel composition containing a block copolymer and mineral oil, and a second layer that contains a bactericidal metal such as silver. The appliance retains the antimicrobial material in a selected position in the user's mouth, nose, or other body cavity; it may assume a variety of configurations depending on position and extent of the treatment site.


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  • Publication: Jan 2, 2007
  • Application: Dec 21, 2001
    US US 2739401 A
  • Priority: Dec 21, 2001
    US US 2739401 A
  • Priority: Dec 21, 2000
    US US 25752000 P

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