US Patent No: 7,721,376

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Oral care implement

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An oral care implement with a handle includes a head with a tissue cleanser. The tissue cleanser may be a pad composed of an elastomeric material. The pad is disposed on the head on a surface opposite the tooth cleaning elements. The tissue cleanser may include a plurality of nubs extending for cleaning between the papillae of the tongue. The tissue cleanser may include a plurality of conically shaped nubs. A tissue cleanser can be used to reduce oral malodor problems and remove oral epithelial cells.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANYNEW YORK, NY1795

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Baertschi, Armin Winznau, CH 19 478
Hohlbein, Douglas J Pennington, US 114 2839
Mintel, Thomas E Rahway, US 30 1009
Moskovich, Robert East Brunswick, US 244 2940

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (111)
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4,356,585 Hygienic dental appliance 113 1981
4,455,704 Toothbrush and tongue cleaner 87 1982
4,628,564 Toothbrush 86 1983
4,488,327 Combination toothbrush and tongue scraper 79 1983
4,520,526 Resiliently flexible toothbrush 77 1984
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4,654,922 Brush with universal joints 81 1985
4,610,043 Oral hygiene brush 94 1985
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4,829,621 Toothbrush 76 1986
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5,067,061 Decorative exterior trim lighting system 49 1990
D335579 Toothbrush 47 1991
D345256 Toothbrush 24 1991
5,230,118 Orthodontic tooth-brush 47 1991
5,242,235 Toothbrush 68 1992
5,351,358 Toothbrush 34 1992
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5,465,450 Toothbrush 35 1993
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5,613,262 Lingual brush 112 1994
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6,171,323 Tongue cleaner 52 1996
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6,105,191 Toothbrush with inter-gingiva-sulcus scraping bristles 71 1998
6,049,936 Toothbrush 40 1998
6,205,611 Tooth and gum cleaning tool 40 1999
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D423786 Combined tooth and tongue brush with timing device 42 1999
D423787 Combined toothbrush and gum massager 46 1999
D424809 Toothbrush with auxiliary bristles 43 1999
6,338,460 Lap type siding mounted Christmas light clip 24 1999
6,254,390 Oral burnisher 98 2000
D437486 Toothbrush with curved head 22 2000
6,402,768 Device for cleaning a human tongue 50 2000
6,345,405 Two-in-one toothbrush 44 2000
D447238 Tongue scraping tool 41 2000
6,260,227 Orthodontic toothbrush 47 2000
D471276 Tongue and tooth cleaning device 46 2001
6,546,586 Toothbrush with flossing functionality 58 2001
6,494,594 Decorative light mounting apparatus 27 2001
6,463,619 Squeegee device and system 82 2001
6,865,767 Device with multi-structural contact elements 45 2001
2003/0066,145 Electric toothbrushes 61 2001
6,599,048 Toothbrush for massaging and protecting gums 110 2001
D459087 Toothbrush 41 2001
6,647,581 Tongue cleaner inside toothbrush handle 53 2002
2003/0163,149 Breath freshener lollipop 53 2002
6,820,299 Dentition cleaning device and system 72 2003
6,729,789 Toothbrush assembly with toothpaste dispenser 57 2003
2004/0006,837 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 47 2003
2005/0038,461 Tongue squeegee 35 2003
2004/0068,810 Complex type toothbrush 36 2003
2004/0221,409 Squeegee device and system 40 2004
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Blanc; Max A. (1)
4,299,208 Gum massage device 55 1980
 
Dr. Bobʼs Ltd. (1)
2003/0116,884 Method for making a tongue cleaning device 27 2001
 
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Plasticos y Tecnologia, S.A. de C.V. (1)
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COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (38)
D340808 Toothbrush handle 34 1991
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5,625,916 Toothbrush 161 1995
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5,758,383 Contouring toothbrush head 71 1996
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D418979 Toothbrush 48 1997
D419304 Toothbrush handle 53 1997
D413728 Toothbrush 46 1997
D404205 Toothbrush 90 1998
D404206 Toothbrush 55 1998
5,938,673 Tongue cleaning device 46 1998
5,991,958 Contouring toothbrush head 50 1998
6,073,299 Contouring toothbrush head 54 1999
6,276,021 Toothbrush having a bristle pattern providing enhanced cleaning 106 1999
6,314,606 Contouring toothbrush head 54 1999
D440767 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 55 2000
D450457 Set of toothbrush bristles 63 2001
D457323 Toothbrush handle 52 2001
D453998 Toothbrush 51 2001
D454252 Toothbrush 54 2001
D461313 Toothbrush handle 61 2001
D462178 Toothbrush 71 2001
D471362 Toothbrush 49 2001
D456139 Toothbrush with a combination of filaments and elastomeric tufts 93 2001
D466302 Toothbrush 38 2001
D474608 Toothbrush 61 2001
D463133 Toothbrush handle 57 2002
D480213 Toothbrush 45 2002
2003/0196,283 Powered toothbrush 113 2002
D478211 Toothbrush 44 2002
D478425 Toothbrush containing a combination of elastomeric and filament tufts 41 2002
D478213 Toothbrush 44 2002
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6,817,054 Toothbrush 64 2003
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NORTHROP GRUMMAN SYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
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GAVNEY, JAMES A., JR. (2)
6,319,332 Squeegee device and system 65 1999
6,571,417 Dentition cleaning device and system 88 2000
 
ASHER, RANDALL S. (1)
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KITAGAWA INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. (1)
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ULTRADENT PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
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CROWN DYNAMICS CORP (1)
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U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION (3)
5,836,030 Dental cleaning device and attachment for such a device 114 1996
6,237,178 Toothbrush comprising a brush member having bristles of different lengths, and brush member having bristles of different lengths for a tooth brush 111 1997
6,308,358 Toothbrush comprising a brush member having a bristle field and an interdental bristle field 39 1999
 
DR. FRESH, LLC (5)
D402116 Brushhead for a toothbrush 91 1997
D403510 Brushhead for a toothbrush 89 1997
D448569 Bristle head for a toothbrush 56 2000
D448174 Toothbrush 47 2000
D478424 Toothbrush 59 2002
 
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Centrix, Inc. (1)
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HOLGER, BRANDT (1)
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TRISA S.A. (1)
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MCNEIL-PPC, INC. (2)
D397219 Brush head for a tongue hygiene brush 46 1997
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Applied Elastomerics, Inc. (5)
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5,336,708 Gelatinous elastomer articles 178 1992
5,508,334 Thermoplastic elastomer gelatinous compositions and articles 171 1993
5,633,286 Gelatinous elastomer articles 210 1994
 
VeriFresh Ltd (1)
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BERHAD, SINORITA SENDIRIAN (2)
D453270 Toothbrush 65 2001
D479914 Toothbrush 51 2002
 
RANIR, LLC (1)
D462528 Toothbrush 56 2002
 
Bugay; Frederick (1)
4,535,014 Method of molding a multi-colored article 46 1981
 
WILDEN AG SCHWEIZ (1)
6,353,958 Toothbrush 63 1997
 
ALLIED ELASTOMERICS INCORPORATED (1)
4,369,284 Thermoplastic elastomer gelatinous compositions 348 1980
 
John O. Butler Company (5)
5,778,476 Interdental brushes having roughened, tapered and rounded bristle ends and method of making the same 39 1996
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D421841 Toothbrush handle 52 1998
6,496,999 Toothbrush with bristle configuration adapted for cleaning tooth surfaces and interproximal areas 59 2000
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INDUSTRIAL MACHINE PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
5,121,894 Fuel filter bracket 29 1991
 
NOAH AMIT (1)
5,120,225 Method and apparatus for brushing teeth with cyclically rotating brush strokes 122 1991
 
T&T PRODUCTS, LLC (1)
6,119,296 All-sided mouthbrush 83 1998
 
Jacobs, Odeleya (1)
D465847 Tongue scraper 60 2001
 
The Gillette Company (5)
4,488,328 Floating head toothbrush 64 1983
5,396,678 Toothbrush with rectangular bristles 79 1992
D457325 Toothbrush 51 2001
D487195 Toothbrush body 62 2002
2004/0177,462 Toothbrush head 67 2003
 
ARCHTEK, INC. (1)
2006/0064,833 Mouth brush 61 2004
 
GILLETTE CANADA COMPANY (17)
D416685 Toothbrush handle 73 1995
5,781,958 Brush handle 97 1996
D391769 Toothbrush handle 72 1996
5,742,972 Toothbrush 65 1997
6,058,541 Crimped bristle toothbrush 96 1997
6,041,467 Toothbrush 119 1997
D419773 Toothbrush handle 77 1998
6,108,869 Brush handle 91 1998
D424808 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 89 1999
D425306 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 96 1999
D434906 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 70 1999
D422413 Toothbrush 44 1999
6,151,745 Gum-massaging oral brush 100 1999
6,108,851 Toothbrush 58 1999
6,553,604 Toothbrush 96 2000
6,298,516 Toothbrushes 88 2000
6,564,416 Toothbrush 66 2000
 
ROSOFSKY, PAUL M. (1)
4,608,968 Gum massaging device with internal dispenser 24 1984
 
ROSOFSKY, DEANA (1)
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Wiegner; Georg (1)
6,360,398 Toothbrush having an exchangeable bristle plate 24 2000
 
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, AS ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT (1)
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MUNCHKIN, INC. (1)
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COPELAND, CHARLOTTE (1)
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4,566,145 Hairbrush 34 1984
 
DENTLINE LTD. (1)
5,070,567 Electrically-driven brush 172 1991
 
ONE DROP ONLY CHEMISCH-PHARMAZEUTISCHE VERTRIEBS GMBH (1)
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WAGNER, EUGENE C. (1)
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DISCUS DENTAL IMPRESSIONS, INC. (1)
6,383,202 Dual action tongue scraper 39 2000
 
BRAUN GMBH (2)
2002/0138,926 Electric toothbrush head 102 2001
D479046 Toothbrush 71 2002
 
BENEDENT CORPORATION (1)
* 5,673,454 Three-head toothbrush 45 1995
 
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM P.L.C. (2)
5,774,923 Toothbrush having a flexibly linked zone in its head 37 1995
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ERGONOMIC DENTAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
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TEAM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
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The Procter & Gamble Company (15)
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D428702 Toothbrush 40 1996
D407221 Toothbrush head 40 1996
D407222 Toothbrush head 43 1996
D407223 Toothbrush head 43 1996
D420515 Toothbrush head 43 1996
5,946,759 Brush head 88 1998
6,408,476 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 64 1998
D421844 Toothbrush 58 1999
D439412 Toothbrush handle 45 1999
6,886,207 Toothbrush 81 2000
6,311,358 Toothbrush comprising gum-massaging sticks 88 2000
D461959 Toothbrush head 55 2001
2003/0084,525 Complex motion toothbrush 75 2001
2003/0009,837 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 53 2002
 
THE GILLETTE COMPANY LLC (6)
D463131 Toothbrush 59 2001
D464796 Toothbrush 47 2001
D463132 Toothbrush 55 2001
D475531 Toothbrush 53 2001
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D477465 Portion of a toothbrush 79 2002
 
UNION PLANTERS BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (1)
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JAMES B. COPELAN TRUST DATED DECEMBER 30, 1988, JAMES B. COPELAN, TRUSTEE, THE (1)
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Hing; Marilyn O. (1)
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PULSE INNOVATIONS INC. (1)
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DYNO SEASONAL SOLUTIONS LLC (1)
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PANASONIC ELECTRIC WORKS CO., LTD. (1)
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SCHEIER, PAUL A. (1)
5,483,722 Toothbrush with resilient flexible bristle support 76 1994
 
Trisa Holding AG (3)
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D458453 Toothbrush 84 2001
6,687,940 Toothbrush 87 2001
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
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Chesebrough-Pond's USA Co., Division of Conopco, Inc. (1)
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CHURCH & DWIGHT CO., INC. (7)
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5,802,656 Toothbrush with flexibly mounted bristles 187 1996
5,735,012 Resiliently flexible toothbrush 77 1997
D401069 Toothbrush 69 1997
5,970,564 Brush having an elastomeric bridge 127 1997
6,513,182 Toothbrush 84 2000
 
LINGNER & FISCHER GMBH (3)
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D375206 Toothbrush 43 1994
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WAGSTAFF, ROBERT K. (1)
6,792,642 Tongue cleaning device 45 2001
 
EEGEE, LLC (1)
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Peak Enterprises, Inc. (1)
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CONAIR CORPORATION (2)
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AMTEC Products, Inc. (2)
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Ohio Health Care Products, Inc. (1)
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M+C Schiffer GmbH (2)
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CRA LABS, INC. (1)
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CLARINS (1)
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TARTSCH, RITA (1)
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WATER PIK, INC. (1)
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Tveras; Rimvydas (1)
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4,412,301 Digital data correlator 24 1981
 
Athena Nordic AB (2)
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Sinorita Sendirian Berhad (4)
D420802 Toothbrush 52 1998
D452615 Toothbrush 45 2001
D479047 Toothbrush 44 2002
D478727 Toothbrush 61 2002
 
SINORITA SDN. BHD. (1)
D418981 Toothbrush 56 1998
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 2012/0000,025 TOOTHBRUSH 0 2010
9,545,148 Oral care implement 0 2014
 
BRAUN GMBH (1)
8,766,496 Linear electric motor 0 2011
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (30)
* 8,032,967 Powered toothbrush with two-sided moving head 2 2007
* 2008/0189,886 Powered Toothbrush with Two-Sided Moving Head 3 2007
8,387,196 Oral care implement having a turbine-like arrangement of cleaning elements 1 2009
* 2011/0047,734 Oral Care Implement Having A Turbine-Like Arrangement of Cleaning Elements 2 2009
* 2011/0047,736 Oral Care Implement Having Diverging Cleaning Elements 11 2009
8,393,042 Oral care implement 6 2009
8,863,345 Oral care implement having a closed-loop arrangement of cleaning elements 0 2009
8,500,766 Oral care implement multiple soft tissue cleaner components 0 2009
D675830 Toothbrush 1 2009
D654696 Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner 8 2009
D654695 Toothbrush 19 2009
D654270 Toothbrush handle 6 2009
D632484 Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner 6 2009
9,526,324 Oral care implement 0 2010
9,462,877 Oral care implement 0 2010
9,167,887 Oral care implement 0 2010
9,027,193 Oral care implement 2 2010
8,959,696 Oral care implement 1 2010
9,282,987 Oral care implement 1 2011
8,561,247 Oral care implement 0 2011
8,876,221 Oral care implement 0 2011
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
8,806,695 Oral care implement having flexibly supported cleaning elements extending in opposite directions 1 2012
8,990,996 Toothbrush 0 2012
8,839,481 Oral care implement 0 2013
9,167,888 Oral care implement having flexibly supported cleaning elements extending in opposite directions 0 2014
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (2)
* 2011/0219,558 Toothbrush 4 2010
* 8,327,492 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 0 2011
* Cited By Examiner

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