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SOLICITATION ON THE SUBJECT OF DENTAL ANESTHESIA.

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
18
Program Year/Program:
1983 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
18
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Atmospheric Health Sciences
152 Parsonage Hill Road P.o. Box 307 Short Hills, NJ 07078
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1983
Title: SOLICITATION ON THE SUBJECT OF DENTAL ANESTHESIA.
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $37,088.00
 

Abstract:

SOLICITATION ON THE SUBJECT OF DENTAL ANESTHESIA. THE MAIN OBEJECTIVE IS TO INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF USING A PORTABLE, SELF-CONTAINED BATTERY OPERATED LASER BIOSTIMULATOR (LSB) TO ALLEVIATE DENTAL PAIN BY SEMI SKILLED DENTAL AUXILLARY PERSONNEL ESPECIALLY IN THE BATTLEFIELD. THE PROPOSED EFFORT ENCOMPASSES THREE TASKS: 1) DESIGN, BUILD AND CHECK OUT THE ELECTRICAL AND SAFETY FEATURES ON THE LBS UNIT, 2) DEFINE OPTIMUM LASER INSTRUMENTPARAMETERS, AND 3) CONDUCT A PILOT STUDY ON HUMAN VOLUNTEERSTO ESTABLISH THE OPTIMUM LASER CONDITIONS FOR DENTAL PAIN CONTROL. BY THE END OF PHASE I IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT WE WILL HAVE "HANDS-ONS" EXPERIENCE TO IMPROVE AND MODIFY THE INVESTIGATIVE UNIT. THIS EXPERIENCE WILL HELP DESIGN FURTHERRESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR PHASE II WHICH WILL ALSO ENTAIL FURTHER EXPERIMENTS ON ANIMALS AND HUMANS. SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF PHASE II WILL LEAD TO THE ANTICIPATED COMMERCIALIZATION OF THE LBS UNITS.

Principal Investigator:


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Business Contact:

William J. Spaven
2013793141
Small Business Information at Submission:

Atmospheric Health Sciences
152 Parsonage Hill Road P.o. Box 307 Short Hills, NJ 07078

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No