US Patent No: 5,459,898

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Toothbrush for partial denture plate and natural teeth

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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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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bacolot, Leonard B 500 N. Western Ave., Santa Maria, CA 93454 1 61

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 4,610,045 Toothbrush 36 1984
* 4,911,187 Dental pick brush apparatus 65 1989
 
AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 60 2009
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (9)
D444567 Dental dispensing tray 5 2000
D435293 Dental tool 13 2000
D435106 Dental applicator 6 2000
* 6,652,279 Dental device 10 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 1 2012
D691377 Disposable teeth cleaning system 3 2012
* 2014/0345,072 Y-Shaped Cleaning Apparatus 0 2013
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (5)
* 6,269,514 Monofilament bristle assemblies and methods of making brushes using same 13 1998
* 6,096,151 Method and apparatus for making articles having bristles 18 1998
6,351,868 Bristle sub-assemblies having parallel pairs of bristles; and methods 2 1999
6,543,083 Bristles having varying stiffness 2 2000
* 6,434,778 Monofilament bristle assemblies and methods of making brushes using same 4 2000
 
FIFTH THIRD BANK (1)
* 6,065,176 Toothbrush 32 1999
 
WATER PIK, INC. (9)
D484311 Disposable toothbrush 5 2001
6,920,659 Toothbrush 19 2002
D487349 Dental device 3 2002
6,821,119 Dual motor oral hygiene device 30 2002
D500599 Toothbrush handle 18 2002
6,955,539 Characterization of motion of dual motor oral hygiene device 6 2003
7,198,487 Whitening tip for dental flossing device 2 2003
8,943,634 Mechanically-driven, sonic toothbrush system 0 2012
9,144,477 Mechanically-driven, sonic toothbrush system 0 2014
 
Centrix, Inc. (5)
* 6,049,934 Disposable dental applicator 29 1997
6,186,792 Method of coating with a disposable dental applicator 8 2000
6,634,051 Disposable dental applicator 17 2000
7,882,588 Disposable dental applicator 7 2003
* 2004/0031,114 Disposable dental applicator 8 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)
* 6,202,241 Brushhead for use in an acoustic toothbrush 47 1998
* 6,035,476 Brushhead for a toothbrush 45 1999
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (1)
D400713 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 49 1997
 
RANIR, LLC (1)
D571043 Interdental device 3 2007
 
Dart Industries Inc. (1)
D408106 Comined baby bottle and nipple cleaner 14 1998
 
Block Drug Company, Inc. (1)
* 5,736,158 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)
* 5,724,697 Toothbrush construction 3 1996
D419304 Toothbrush handle 51 1997
D418979 Toothbrush 45 1997
D418980 Toothbrush 14 1997
D417960 Toothbrush 27 1997
* 6,041,468 Prophy toothbrush 50 1998
7,480,955 Toothbrush 38 2006
* 2007/0056,128 Toothbrush 16 2006
8,696,964 Method of manufacturing a toothbrush head 0 2008
* 2009/0094,768 TOOTHBRUSH 6 2008
8,863,345 Oral care implement having a closed-loop arrangement of cleaning elements 0 2009
D675830 Toothbrush 0 2009
D654696 Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner 3 2009
D654695 Toothbrush 6 2009
D654270 Toothbrush handle 3 2009
* 2011/0146,014 Oral Care Implement Having A Closed-Loop Arrangement of Cleaning Elements 0 2009
D632484 Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner 4 2009
D628808 Toothbrush 7 2009
D628389 Tissue cleaner 17 2009
D671326 Toothbrush handle 1 2012
D670503 Head portion of a toothbrush 1 2012
D670505 Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner 0 2012
D669688 Head portion of a toothbrush 1 2012
D669689 Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner 0 2012
9,364,075 Toothbrush 0 2014
 
John O. Butler Company (1)
6,496,999 Toothbrush with bristle configuration adapted for cleaning tooth surfaces and interproximal areas 56 2000
 
COMBE INCORPORATED (1)
D521243 Combination brush and spatula 8 2005
 
Dentek Oral Care, Inc. (1)
D531812 Dental device 2 2005
* Cited By Examiner