Oral Health Detection Device

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20130203008A1
SERIAL NO

13761418

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A handle section for an oral health detection device that is capable of use with both diagnostic and non-diagnostic cleaning sections is disclosed. The handle section includes a motor and a drive shaft having a longitudinal axis; a coupling section at an end of the handle section for coupling a cleaning section thereto; a light source for emitting excitation radiation having a wavelength greater than about 580 nm; an assembly for directing the excitation radiation to the dental region of the mouth; a light sensor for receiving fluorescence radiation having a wavelength greater than about 850 nm reflected from dental deposits; a logic component operable to analyze the fluorescence radiation received by the light sensor; and a controller including a light source activating device that is activated when a diagnostic cleaning section including a coding device is coupled to the coupling section.

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BRAUN GMBHFRANKFURTER STRASSE 145 KRONBERG 61476

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Almedom, Ruta Frankfurt am Main, DE 1 7
Kressman, Frank Peter Eschborn, DE 1 7
Mao, Xiaole Mason, US 12 136

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