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 Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANYNEW YORK, NY1707

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Baertschi, Armin Winznau, CH 19 434
Hohlbein, Douglas J Pennington, US 113 2695
Mintel, Thomas E Rahway, US 30 984
Moskovich, Robert East Brunswick, US 224 2647

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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 110 1981
4,455,704 Toothbrush and tongue cleaner 84 1982
4,628,564 Toothbrush 83 1983
4,488,327 Combination toothbrush and tongue scraper 77 1983
4,520,526 Resiliently flexible toothbrush 74 1984
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4,654,922 Brush with universal joints 79 1985
4,610,043 Oral hygiene brush 92 1985
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4,829,621 Toothbrush 74 1986
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D309528 Tongue brush 61 1990
5,027,796 Gum massager 55 1990
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5,067,061 Decorative exterior trim lighting system 47 1990
D335579 Toothbrush 43 1991
D345256 Toothbrush 23 1991
5,230,118 Orthodontic tooth-brush 46 1991
5,242,235 Toothbrush 67 1992
5,351,358 Toothbrush 32 1992
5,226,197 Tongue hygiene device 129 1992
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5,465,450 Toothbrush 33 1993
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5,836,033 Toothbrush for brushing teeth and massaging gums 65 1996
6,171,323 Tongue cleaner 50 1996
5,709,004 Toothbrush with device for cleaning the tongue 59 1996
5,765,252 Finger or hand mounted brush 62 1996
5,673,452 Toothbrush 35 1996
5,778,475 Tongue debridement aid 48 1996
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5,735,864 Disposable tongue cleaner 80 1997
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6,004,334 Tongue cleaning apparatus 52 1998
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6,131,228 Brush for cleaning the tongue root 68 1998
6,105,191 Toothbrush with inter-gingiva-sulcus scraping bristles 70 1998
6,049,936 Toothbrush 37 1998
6,205,611 Tooth and gum cleaning tool 39 1999
D423785 Combined toothbrush, tongue scraper and floss tool 43 1999
D423786 Combined tooth and tongue brush with timing device 40 1999
D423787 Combined toothbrush and gum massager 44 1999
D424809 Toothbrush with auxiliary bristles 42 1999
6,338,460 Lap type siding mounted Christmas light clip 23 1999
6,254,390 Oral burnisher 96 2000
D437486 Toothbrush with curved head 21 2000
6,402,768 Device for cleaning a human tongue 47 2000
6,345,405 Two-in-one toothbrush 43 2000
D447238 Tongue scraping tool 40 2000
6,260,227 Orthodontic toothbrush 45 2000
D471276 Tongue and tooth cleaning device 45 2001
6,546,586 Toothbrush with flossing functionality 57 2001
6,494,594 Decorative light mounting apparatus 26 2001
6,463,619 Squeegee device and system 81 2001
6,865,767 Device with multi-structural contact elements 44 2001
2003/0066,145 Electric toothbrushes 57 2001
6,599,048 Toothbrush for massaging and protecting gums 107 2001
D459087 Toothbrush 40 2001
6,647,581 Tongue cleaner inside toothbrush handle 51 2002
2003/0163,149 Breath freshener lollipop 51 2002
6,820,299 Dentition cleaning device and system 71 2003
6,729,789 Toothbrush assembly with toothpaste dispenser 51 2003
2004/0006,837 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 44 2003
2005/0038,461 Tongue squeegee 33 2003
2004/0068,810 Complex type toothbrush 35 2003
2004/0221,409 Squeegee device and system 39 2004
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5,398,366 Rocker toothbrush 75 1993
 
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Blanc; Max A. (1)
4,299,208 Gum massage device 54 1980
 
Dr. Bobʼs Ltd. (1)
2003/0116,884 Method for making a tongue cleaning device 26 2001
 
Fan Out Co., Ltd. (1)
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ADAMS MFG. CORP. (1)
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Stellar Holdings, Inc. (1)
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Plasticos y Tecnologia, S.A. de C.V. (1)
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CONFIRM PERSONAL CARE INDUSTRIAL CORP. (1)
6,098,233 Bath brush with massage means 52 1999
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (38)
D340808 Toothbrush handle 33 1991
5,628,082 Toothbrush with improved efficacy 248 1995
5,625,916 Toothbrush 159 1995
D386905 Toothbrush 64 1995
D386313 Toothbrush 28 1996
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5,758,383 Contouring toothbrush head 69 1996
5,946,758 Toothbrush having contouring multi-component head with peel-resistant joint and limited flexibility 71 1997
D418979 Toothbrush 46 1997
D419304 Toothbrush handle 52 1997
D413728 Toothbrush 42 1997
D404205 Toothbrush 89 1998
D404206 Toothbrush 53 1998
5,938,673 Tongue cleaning device 44 1998
5,991,958 Contouring toothbrush head 48 1998
6,073,299 Contouring toothbrush head 52 1999
6,276,021 Toothbrush having a bristle pattern providing enhanced cleaning 103 1999
6,314,606 Contouring toothbrush head 52 1999
D440767 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 54 2000
D450457 Set of toothbrush bristles 61 2001
D457323 Toothbrush handle 51 2001
D453998 Toothbrush 50 2001
D454252 Toothbrush 53 2001
D461313 Toothbrush handle 60 2001
D462178 Toothbrush 67 2001
D471362 Toothbrush 46 2001
D456139 Toothbrush with a combination of filaments and elastomeric tufts 91 2001
D466302 Toothbrush 37 2001
D474608 Toothbrush 60 2001
D463133 Toothbrush handle 55 2002
D480213 Toothbrush 43 2002
2003/0196,283 Powered toothbrush 111 2002
D478211 Toothbrush 43 2002
D478425 Toothbrush containing a combination of elastomeric and filament tufts 40 2002
D478213 Toothbrush 43 2002
D476158 Toothbrush 56 2002
6,817,054 Toothbrush 63 2003
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Petro Plastics Company, Inc. (1)
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NORTHROP GRUMMAN SYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
5,818,856 Ozone compatible stimulated brillouin scattering materials 35 1996
 
GAVNEY, JAMES A., JR. (2)
6,319,332 Squeegee device and system 64 1999
6,571,417 Dentition cleaning device and system 87 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)
5,799,354 Toothbrush 56 1997
 
U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION (3)
5,836,030 Dental cleaning device and attachment for such a device 110 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 107 1997
6,308,358 Toothbrush comprising a brush member having a bristle field and an interdental bristle field 37 1999
 
DR. FRESH, LLC (5)
D402116 Brushhead for a toothbrush 87 1997
D403510 Brushhead for a toothbrush 88 1997
D448569 Bristle head for a toothbrush 54 2000
D448174 Toothbrush 44 2000
D478424 Toothbrush 57 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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THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, AS ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT (1)
5,980,542 Tongue cleaner 76 1999
 
MCNEIL-PPC, INC. (2)
D397219 Brush head for a tongue hygiene brush 45 1997
2002/0004,964 Toothbrush with individually embedded bristles 75 2001
 
APPLIED ELASTOMERICS, INCORPORATED (5)
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5,262,468 Thermoplastic elastomer gelatinous compositions 178 1991
5,336,708 Gelatinous elastomer articles 175 1992
5,508,334 Thermoplastic elastomer gelatinous compositions and articles 167 1993
5,633,286 Gelatinous elastomer articles 203 1994
 
VeriFresh Ltd (1)
5,984,935 Tongue cleaner 60 1998
 
BERHAD, SINORITA SENDIRIAN (2)
D453270 Toothbrush 63 2001
D479914 Toothbrush 50 2002
 
RANIR, LLC (1)
D462528 Toothbrush 54 2002
 
Bugay; Frederick (1)
4,535,014 Method of molding a multi-colored article 44 1981
 
WILDEN AG SCHWEIZ (1)
6,353,958 Toothbrush 61 1997
 
ALLIED ELASTOMERICS INCORPORATED (1)
4,369,284 Thermoplastic elastomer gelatinous compositions 346 1980
 
John O. Butler Company (5)
5,778,476 Interdental brushes having roughened, tapered and rounded bristle ends and method of making the same 38 1996
D412064 Toothbrush handle 51 1997
D421841 Toothbrush handle 51 1998
6,496,999 Toothbrush with bristle configuration adapted for cleaning tooth surfaces and interproximal areas 56 2000
D459086 Toothbrush handle 52 2001
 
INDUSTRIAL MACHINE PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
5,121,894 Fuel filter bracket 28 1991
 
NOAH AMIT (1)
5,120,225 Method and apparatus for brushing teeth with cyclically rotating brush strokes 120 1991
 
T&T PRODUCTS, LLC (1)
6,119,296 All-sided mouthbrush 81 1998
 
Jacobs, Odeleya (1)
D465847 Tongue scraper 58 2001
 
The Gillette Company (11)
4,488,328 Floating head toothbrush 63 1983
5,396,678 Toothbrush with rectangular bristles 77 1992
D463131 Toothbrush 57 2001
D464796 Toothbrush 45 2001
D457325 Toothbrush 50 2001
D463132 Toothbrush 53 2001
D475531 Toothbrush 52 2001
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D487195 Toothbrush body 57 2002
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ARCHTEK, INC. (1)
2006/0064,833 Mouth brush 56 2004
 
GILLETTE CANADA COMPANY (17)
D416685 Toothbrush handle 72 1995
5,781,958 Brush handle 93 1996
D391769 Toothbrush handle 71 1996
5,742,972 Toothbrush 62 1997
6,058,541 Crimped bristle toothbrush 91 1997
6,041,467 Toothbrush 116 1997
D419773 Toothbrush handle 75 1998
6,108,869 Brush handle 90 1998
D424808 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 87 1999
D425306 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 94 1999
D434906 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 67 1999
D422413 Toothbrush 43 1999
6,151,745 Gum-massaging oral brush 92 1999
6,108,851 Toothbrush 56 1999
6,553,604 Toothbrush 83 2000
6,298,516 Toothbrushes 87 2000
6,564,416 Toothbrush 63 2000
 
ROSOFSKY, PAUL M. (1)
4,608,968 Gum massaging device with internal dispenser 22 1984
 
ROSOFSKY, DEANA (1)
4,543,679 Toothbrush assembly combining a handle with a replaceable brush assembly and a replaceable oral hygiene device 69 1982
 
WIEGNER, GEORG (1)
6,360,398 Toothbrush having an exchangeable bristle plate 22 2000
 
MUNCHKIN, INC. (1)
2002/0100,134 Suction cup toothbrush with improved characteristics 53 2001
 
COPELAND, CHARLOTTE (1)
5,920,941 Denture brush 48 1997
 
CELLULOID S.A. ROUTE DE MARCKOLSHEIM, 67600 SELESTAT, FRANCE A COMPANY OF FRANCE (1)
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DENTLINE LTD. (1)
5,070,567 Electrically-driven brush 164 1991
 
ONE DROP ONLY CHEMISCH-PHARMAZEUTISCHE VERTRIEBS GMBH (1)
6,289,545 Device for cleaning within the oral cavity 39 1999
 
WAGNER, EUGENE C. (1)
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101061967 SASKATCHEWAN LTD. (1)
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6,383,202 Dual action tongue scraper 38 2000
 
BRAUN GMBH (2)
2002/0138,926 Electric toothbrush head 97 2001
D479046 Toothbrush 67 2002
 
BENEDENT CORPORATION (1)
* 5,673,454 Three-head toothbrush 44 1995
 
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM P.L.C. (2)
5,774,923 Toothbrush having a flexibly linked zone in its head 36 1995
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ERGONOMIC DENTAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
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Amesbury Group, Inc. (1)
5,393,796 Method and apparatus for extruding a low density thermoplastic foam 54 1994
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (15)
5,165,761 Method of making improved toothbrush having multi-level tufts with substantially uniformly rounded bristle ends in each tuft 46 1991
D428702 Toothbrush 39 1996
D407221 Toothbrush head 39 1996
D407222 Toothbrush head 42 1996
D407223 Toothbrush head 42 1996
D420515 Toothbrush head 42 1996
5,946,759 Brush head 86 1998
6,408,476 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 62 1998
D421844 Toothbrush 56 1999
D439412 Toothbrush handle 44 1999
6,886,207 Toothbrush 75 2000
6,311,358 Toothbrush comprising gum-massaging sticks 78 2000
D461959 Toothbrush head 54 2001
2003/0084,525 Complex motion toothbrush 72 2001
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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)
5,607,230 Universal bulb holder 40 1995
 
PANASONIC ELECTRIC WORKS CO., LTD. (1)
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SCHEIER, PAUL A. (1)
5,483,722 Toothbrush with resilient flexible bristle support 74 1994
 
TRISA HOLDING AG (3)
D427437 Toothbrush 83 1999
D458453 Toothbrush 80 2001
6,687,940 Toothbrush 85 2001
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
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CHURCH & DWIGHT CO., INC. (7)
5,392,483 Multi-level bristle tuft toothbrush 189 1994
5,398,369 Toothbrush with pliable pressure pad 138 1994
5,802,656 Toothbrush with flexibly mounted bristles 180 1996
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D401069 Toothbrush 67 1997
5,970,564 Brush having an elastomeric bridge 123 1997
6,513,182 Toothbrush 83 2000
 
LINGNER & FISCHER GMBH (3)
5,052,071 Toothbrush with displaceable head 120 1989
D375206 Toothbrush 42 1994
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WAGSTAFF, ROBERT K. (1)
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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 51 1998
D452615 Toothbrush 42 2001
D479047 Toothbrush 41 2002
D478727 Toothbrush 57 2002
 
SINORITA SDN. BHD. (1)
D418981 Toothbrush 53 1998
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 2012/0000,025 TOOTHBRUSH 0 2010
 
BRAUN GMBH (1)
8,766,496 Linear electric motor 0 2011
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (28)
* 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 6 2009
8,393,042 Oral care implement 5 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 0 2009
D654696 Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner 5 2009
D654695 Toothbrush 10 2009
D654270 Toothbrush handle 5 2009
D632484 Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner 4 2009
9,167,887 Oral care implement 0 2010
9,027,193 Oral care implement 0 2010
8,959,696 Oral care implement 1 2010
9,282,987 Oral care implement 0 2011
8,561,247 Oral care implement 0 2011
8,876,221 Oral care implement 0 2011
D671326 Toothbrush handle 3 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
8,806,695 Oral care implement having flexibly supported cleaning elements extending in opposite directions 0 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 3 2010
* 8,327,492 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 0 2011
* Cited By Examiner

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