Toothbrush for partial denture plate and natural teeth

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5459898
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08329636

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A toothbrush for partial denture plate and natural teeth wherein an elongate handle includes a brush head plate having a first matrix of bristles, with the first matrix of bristles including an arcuate profile to permit cleansing of natural teeth and partial plates, with a conical second matrix of bristles integral with the handle at a second end of the handle spaced from the first matrix of bristles, such that the conical second matrix of bristles is arranged for cleaning clasp openings within the partial denture plates, that in turn are secured to a user's natural teeth.

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Bacolot, Leonard B 500 N. Western Ave., Santa Maria, CA 93454 1 65

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 4610045 Toothbrush 36 1984
* 4911187 Dental pick brush apparatus 67 1989
 
AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 75 2009
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (12)
D444567 Dental dispensing tray 5 2000
D435293 Dental tool 13 2000
D435106 Dental applicator 6 2000
* 6652279 Dental device 11 2002
* 2003/0115,703 Bristles having varying stiffness 2 2003
* 2003/0115,708 Method and apparatus for making articles having bristles 1 2003
D666006 Disposable teeth cleaning system 7 2012
D691377 Disposable teeth cleaning system 10 2012
* 2014/0345,072 Y-Shaped Cleaning Apparatus 0 2013
* D761025 Toothbrush 0 2014
* D775838 Toothbrush 0 2015
* D768994 All in one toothbrush 0 2015
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (5)
* 6269514 Monofilament bristle assemblies and methods of making brushes using same 14 1998
* 6096151 Method and apparatus for making articles having bristles 20 1998
6351868 Bristle sub-assemblies having parallel pairs of bristles; and methods 3 1999
6543083 Bristles having varying stiffness 3 2000
* 6434778 Monofilament bristle assemblies and methods of making brushes using same 5 2000
 
FIFTH THIRD BANK (1)
* 6065176 Toothbrush 34 1999
 
WATER PIK, INC. (10)
D484311 Disposable toothbrush 7 2001
6920659 Toothbrush 21 2002
D487349 Dental device 6 2002
6821119 Dual motor oral hygiene device 33 2002
D500599 Toothbrush handle 25 2002
6955539 Characterization of motion of dual motor oral hygiene device 8 2003
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9468511 Electronic toothbrush with vibration dampening 0 2013
9144477 Mechanically-driven, sonic toothbrush system 0 2014
 
CENTRIX, INC. (5)
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7882588 Disposable dental applicator 7 2003
* 2004/0031,114 Disposable dental applicator 10 2003
 
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (1)
* 2003/0221,271 Bristle sub-assemblies and method of making same 1 2003
 
PHILIPS ORAL HEALTHCARE, INC. (2)
* 6202241 Brushhead for use in an acoustic toothbrush 51 1998
* 6035476 Brushhead for a toothbrush 47 1999
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (1)
D400713 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 51 1997
 
RANIR, LLC (1)
D571043 Interdental device 7 2007
 
Dart Industries Inc. (1)
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BLOCK DRUG COMPANY, INC. (1)
* 5736158 Partial denture cleanser with fluoride 18 1996
 
REMEDENT USA, INC. (5)
D401414 Multiple head tooth brush 16 1996
D401415 Multiple head tooth brush 8 1996
D401416 Multiple head tooth brush 9 1996
D401417 Multiple head tooth brush 8 1996
D401418 Multiple head tooth brush 11 1996
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (25)
* 5724697 Toothbrush construction 3 1996
D419304 Toothbrush handle 54 1997
D418979 Toothbrush 52 1997
D418980 Toothbrush 14 1997
D417960 Toothbrush 28 1997
* 6041468 Prophy toothbrush 55 1998
7480955 Toothbrush 52 2006
* 2007/0056,128 Toothbrush 17 2006
8696964 Method of manufacturing a toothbrush head 0 2008
* 2009/0094,768 TOOTHBRUSH 7 2008
8863345 Oral care implement having a closed-loop arrangement of cleaning elements 0 2009
D675830 Toothbrush 1 2009
D654696 Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner 9 2009
D654695 Toothbrush 21 2009
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D632484 Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner 7 2009
D628808 Toothbrush 16 2009
D628389 Tissue cleaner 18 2009
D671326 Toothbrush handle 4 2012
D670503 Head portion of a toothbrush 3 2012
D670505 Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner 1 2012
D669688 Head portion of a toothbrush 3 2012
D669689 Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner 1 2012
9364075 Toothbrush 0 2014
 
John O. Butler Company (1)
6496999 Toothbrush with bristle configuration adapted for cleaning tooth surfaces and interproximal areas 62 2000
 
COMBE INCORPORATED (1)
D521243 Combination brush and spatula 8 2005
 
DENTEK ORAL CARE, INC. (1)
D531812 Dental device 5 2005
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