Oral care cleaning and treating device

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9022961
APP PUB NO 20120077144A1
SERIAL NO

13314263

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A device for directing a liquid onto a plurality of surfaces of the oral cavity, the device including a handle, a neck, and a head, where the head includes a cleaning component including a chamber for maintaining the liquid proximate the surfaces, where the chamber is defined by front and rear sealing membranes, inner side walls and a base inner wall, and where the inner side walls each include a plurality of openings, the device further including a first manifold and a second manifold, and a first port and a second port for conveying liquid.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER INC.SKILLMAN, NJ745

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fougere, Richard J Washington Crossing, US 23 215
Fusi,, II Robert W Flemington, US 21 125
McDonough, Justin E Flemington, US 21 271

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SONENDO, INC. (3)
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