Contouring toothbrush head

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20060117508A1
SERIAL NO

11341225

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Abstract

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The present invention discloses a toothbrush having a handle and an articulated head coupled to the handle. The articulated head includes two sections and each of the head sections has a bottom surface and a side surface. Each of the head sections includes a plurality of bristles extending from the bottom surface of that head section and at least one of the head sections includes a plurality of elastomeric fingers partially defining the side surface of that head section and partially extending from the bottom surface of the head section. The head section most remote from the handle, in a normal configuration of the articulated head, is angled with respect to the other head section.

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hohlbein, Douglas J Pennington, NJ 114 3084

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
M+C SCHIFFER GMBH (1)
* 6374448 Toothbrush 74 2001
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (2)
* 6442787 Contouring toothbrush head 34 2001
* 6996870 Contouring toothbrush head 45 2002
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (1)
* 2001/0013,151 Toothbrush 19 2001
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 2006/0130,257 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 18 2005
* 2007/0265,555 Hand tool for enhancing blood circulation of tooth root and gum 7 2007
 
GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE GMBH & CO. KG (2)
7546658 Toothbrush 19 2002
* 2005/0039,279 Toothbrush 18 2004
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (30)
8075315 Oral care implement having user-interactive display 6 2006
8201295 Oral care implement having user-interactive display and moving head 9 2007
* 2008/0196,185 Oral Care Implement Having User-Interactive Display and Moving Head 4 2007
8137109 Interactive oral care implement system 8 2007
* 2008/0141,478 INTERACTIVE ORAL CARE IMPLEMENT SYSTEM 10 2007
* 8776302 Oral care implement 1 2008
* 2010/0050,356 ORAL CARE IMPLEMENT 13 2008
D651407 Toothbrush 23 2009
D671325 Toothbrush 0 2009
D655916 Toothbrush 2 2009
D655918 Toothbrush 0 2009
D655917 Toothbrush 0 2009
D642802 Toothbrush 4 2009
D642803 Toothbrush 1 2009
D642804 Toothbrush 0 2009
D632084 Toothbrush 0 2009
D631257 Toothbrush 7 2009
D657568 Oral care implement 6 2010
D657569 Head portion of an oral care implement 1 2010
9462877 Oral care implement 0 2010
9167887 Oral care implement 0 2010
9027193 Oral care implement 4 2010
8959696 Oral care implement 1 2010
D658886 Toothbrush 7 2011
D690518 Head portion of an oral care implement 1 2012
D680748 Oral care implement 3 2012
D692242 Oral care implement 4 2013
D713151 Head portion of an oral care implement 4 2013
9549607 Oral care implement 0 2014
D771953 Head portion of an oral care implement 0 2014
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (2)
7962992 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 0 2005
8327492 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 1 2011
 
CARL FREUDENBERG KG (1)
* D734909 Broom head 0 2013
 
THE GILLETTE COMPANY LLC (5)
7934284 Toothbrushes 12 2003
8578544 Oral hygiene implements having flexible elements, and methods of making the same 2 2008
7958589 Toothbrushes 15 2009
8695149 Toothbrushes 0 2011
9504312 Oral hygiene implements having flexible elements, and methods of making the same 0 2013
* Cited By Examiner