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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COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANYNEW YORK, NY1525

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Baertschi, Armin Winznau, CH 26 361
Hohlbein, Douglas J Pennington, NJ 147 2301
Mintel, Thomas E Rahway, NJ 31 934
Moskovich, Robert - 247 2124

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (38)
D340808 Toothbrush handle 31 1991
5,628,082 Toothbrush with improved efficacy 236 1995
5,625,916 Toothbrush 147 1995
D386905 Toothbrush 59 1995
D386313 Toothbrush 26 1996
D390706 Toothbrush 52 1996
5,758,383 Contouring toothbrush head 65 1996
5,946,758 Toothbrush having contouring multi-component head with peel-resistant joint and limited flexibility 64 1997
D418979 Toothbrush 42 1997
D419304 Toothbrush handle 48 1997
D413728 Toothbrush 38 1997
D404205 Toothbrush 84 1998
D404206 Toothbrush 49 1998
5,938,673 Tongue cleaning device 38 1998
5,991,958 Contouring toothbrush head 45 1998
6,073,299 Contouring toothbrush head 49 1999
6,276,021 Toothbrush having a bristle pattern providing enhanced cleaning 98 1999
6,314,606 Contouring toothbrush head 49 1999
D440767 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 51 2000
D450457 Set of toothbrush bristles 58 2001
D457323 Toothbrush handle 48 2001
D453998 Toothbrush 45 2001
D454252 Toothbrush 48 2001
D461313 Toothbrush handle 57 2001
D462178 Toothbrush 60 2001
D471362 Toothbrush 42 2001
D456139 Toothbrush with a combination of filaments and elastomeric tufts 87 2001
D466302 Toothbrush 34 2001
D474608 Toothbrush 57 2001
D463133 Toothbrush handle 52 2002
D480213 Toothbrush 40 2002
2003/0196,283 Powered toothbrush 105 2002
D478211 Toothbrush 39 2002
D478425 Toothbrush containing a combination of elastomeric and filament tufts 36 2002
D478213 Toothbrush 38 2002
D476158 Toothbrush 51 2002
2004/0255,416 Toothbrush with tongue cleaning member 106 2003
6,817,054 Toothbrush 59 2003
 
GILLETTE CANADA COMPANY (17)
D416685 Toothbrush handle 68 1995
5,781,958 Brush handle 87 1996
D391769 Toothbrush handle 67 1996
5,742,972 Toothbrush 53 1997
6,058,541 Crimped bristle toothbrush 82 1997
6,041,467 Toothbrush 106 1997
D419773 Toothbrush handle 70 1998
6,108,869 Brush handle 83 1998
D424808 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 83 1999
D425306 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 89 1999
D434906 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 60 1999
D422413 Toothbrush 40 1999
6,151,745 Gum-massaging oral brush 82 1999
6,108,851 Toothbrush 49 1999
6,553,604 Toothbrush 68 2000
6,298,516 Toothbrushes 77 2000
6,564,416 Toothbrush 53 2000
 
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 43 1991
D428702 Toothbrush 35 1996
D407221 Toothbrush head 35 1996
D407222 Toothbrush head 38 1996
D407223 Toothbrush head 38 1996
D420515 Toothbrush head 38 1996
5,946,759 Brush head 72 1998
6,408,476 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 58 1998
D421844 Toothbrush 52 1999
D439412 Toothbrush handle 41 1999
6,886,207 Toothbrush 68 2000
6,311,358 Toothbrush comprising gum-massaging sticks 71 2000
D461959 Toothbrush head 50 2001
2003/0084,525 Complex motion toothbrush 64 2001
2003/0009,837 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 47 2002
 
The Gillette Company (11)
4,488,328 Floating head toothbrush 58 1983
5,396,678 Toothbrush with rectangular bristles 72 1992
D463131 Toothbrush 50 2001
D464796 Toothbrush 40 2001
D457325 Toothbrush 47 2001
D463132 Toothbrush 47 2001
D475531 Toothbrush 47 2001
D463668 Toothbrush and a toothbrush handle 80 2001
D477465 Portion of a toothbrush 73 2002
D487195 Toothbrush body 52 2002
2004/0177,462 Toothbrush head 58 2003
 
CHURCH & DWIGHT CO., INC. (7)
5,392,483 Multi-level bristle tuft toothbrush 177 1994
5,398,369 Toothbrush with pliable pressure pad 130 1994
5,802,656 Toothbrush with flexibly mounted bristles 167 1996
5,735,012 Resiliently flexible toothbrush 66 1997
D401069 Toothbrush 61 1997
5,970,564 Brush having an elastomeric bridge 113 1997
6,513,182 Toothbrush 77 2000
 
UNILEVER HOME & PERSONAL CARE USA, DIVISION OF CONOPCO, INC. (7)
6,446,295 Electric toothbrush 100 2000
2002/0138,931 Toothbrush 59 2002
6,654,979 Electric toothbrush 30 2002
D482199 Toothbrush 68 2002
D483183 Electric toothbrush head 31 2003
2004/0134,007 Toothbrush 96 2003
D503538 Toothbrush 65 2004
 
Applied Elastomerics, Inc. (5)
4,618,213 Gelatinous elastomeric optical lens, light pipe, comprising a specific block copolymer and an oil plasticizer 207 1984
5,262,468 Thermoplastic elastomer gelatinous compositions 157 1991
5,336,708 Gelatinous elastomer articles 152 1992
5,508,334 Thermoplastic elastomer gelatinous compositions and articles 137 1993
5,633,286 Gelatinous elastomer articles 177 1994
 
Avantgarde S.p.A. (5)
D272683 Toothbrush 42 1981
D272687 Toothbrush 37 1981
D272689 Toothbrush 54 1981
D272690 Toothbrush 55 1981
D273635 Toothbrush 71 1981
 
DR. FRESH, LLC (5)
D402116 Brushhead for a toothbrush 82 1997
D403510 Brushhead for a toothbrush 83 1997
D448569 Bristle head for a toothbrush 47 2000
D448174 Toothbrush 40 2000
D478424 Toothbrush 54 2002
 
John O. Butler Company (5)
5,778,476 Interdental brushes having roughened, tapered and rounded bristle ends and method of making the same 34 1996
D412064 Toothbrush handle 48 1997
D421841 Toothbrush handle 48 1998
6,496,999 Toothbrush with bristle configuration adapted for cleaning tooth surfaces and interproximal areas 51 2000
D459086 Toothbrush handle 49 2001
 
Sinorita Sendirian Berhad (4)
D420802 Toothbrush 48 1998
D452615 Toothbrush 35 2001
D479047 Toothbrush 37 2002
D478727 Toothbrush 52 2002
 
Lingner & Fischer GmbH (3)
5,052,071 Toothbrush with displaceable head 111 1989
D375206 Toothbrush 38 1994
5,651,158 Toothbrush with resiliently flexible head 84 1995
 
TRISA HOLDING AG (3)
D427437 Toothbrush 78 1999
D458453 Toothbrush 74 2001
6,687,940 Toothbrush 77 2001
 
U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION (3)
5,836,030 Dental cleaning device and attachment for such a device 93 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 90 1997
6,308,358 Toothbrush comprising a brush member having a bristle field and an interdental bristle field 33 1999
 
ADVANCED DENTAL TECHNOLOGIES (2)
5,269,038 Rocker toothbrush 66 1991
5,398,366 Rocker toothbrush 69 1993
 
AMTEC Products, Inc. (2)
6,015,293 Oral cleaning apparatus 63 1997
5,967,152 Oral cleaning apparatus 53 1998
 
Athena Nordic AB (2)
D371680 Toothbrush 41 1994
D420804 Toothbrush head and handle set 34 1998
 
BERHAD, SINORITA SENDIRIAN (2)
D453270 Toothbrush 60 2001
D479914 Toothbrush 47 2002
 
BRAUN GMBH (2)
2002/0138,926 Electric toothbrush head 90 2001
D479046 Toothbrush 64 2002
 
CONAIR CORPORATION (2)
D456607 Brush disk for rotary electric toothbrushes 72 2001
6,735,804 Toothbrush bristle disk 33 2002
 
GAVNEY, JAMES A., JR. (2)
6,319,332 Squeegee device and system 60 1999
6,571,417 Dentition cleaning device and system 81 2000
 
M + C SCHIFFER GMBH (2)
5,054,154 Toothbrush with flexible head 151 1989
6,374,448 Toothbrush 58 2001
 
MCNEIL-PPC, INC. (2)
D397219 Brush head for a tongue hygiene brush 42 1997
2002/0004,964 Toothbrush with individually embedded bristles 69 2001
 
ORAL LOGIC, INC. (2)
5,360,026 Tooth cleaning device and method 22 1994
5,497,526 Tooth brushing device 41 1994
 
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM P.L.C. (2)
5,774,923 Toothbrush having a flexibly linked zone in its head 32 1995
5,896,614 Bristle arrangement for a toothbrush 123 1997
 
101061967 SASKATCHEWAN LTD. (1)
2004/0200,748 Children's tooth and gum cleaning kit 35 2004
 
ADAMS MFG. CORP. (1)
5,141,192 Apparatus for hanging cords from a gutter or the like 83 1989
 
AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
 
ALLIED ELASTOMERICS INCORPORATED (1)
4,369,284 Thermoplastic elastomer gelatinous compositions 310 1980
 
AMDEN CORPORATION (1)
6,322,573 Electric tongue cleaner 41 2000
 
AMESBURY GROUP, INC. (1)
5,393,796 Method and apparatus for extruding a low density thermoplastic foam 43 1994
 
ARCHTEK, INC. (1)
2006/0064,833 Mouth brush 50 2004
 
ARIETE S.R.1. 35, VIA BALDANZESE (1)
5,416,942 Motorized anti-plaque toothbrush 95 1994
 
ASHER, RANDALL S. (1)
5,735,011 Plaque removing toothbrush 120 1996
 
BENEDENT CORPORATION (1)
* 5,673,454 Three-head toothbrush 38 1995
 
BEROL CORPORATION (1)
5,926,901 Foam grip 40 1998
 
Blanc; Max A. (1)
4,299,208 Gum massage device 48 1980
 
Bugay; Frederick (1)
4,535,014 Method of molding a multi-colored article 37 1981
 
CELLULOID S.A. ROUTE DE MARCKOLSHEIM, 67600 SELESTAT, FRANCE A COMPANY OF FRANCE (1)
4,566,145 Hairbrush 25 1984
 
CENTRIX, INC. (1)
5,001,803 Disposable dental brush 73 1989
 
Chesebrough-Pond's USA Co., Division of Conopco, Inc. (1)
5,875,510 Replaceable head toothbrush 98 1997
 
CLARINS (1)
4,461,285 Manual massager 44 1981
 
CONFIRM PERSONAL CARE INDUSTRIAL CORP. (1)
6,098,233 Bath brush with massage means 48 1999
 
COPELAND, CHARLOTTE (1)
5,920,941 Denture brush 43 1997
 
CORONET-WERKE GMBH (1)
6,421,867 Brush, in particular for an electric toothbrush 83 2000
 
Coronet-Werke Heinrich Schlerf GmbH (1)
5,176,427 Bristle treatment 46 1991
 
CRA LABS, INC. (1)
5,758,380 Device for comprehensive oral hygiene 62 1997
 
CROWN DYNAMICS CORP (1)
5,799,354 Toothbrush 51 1997
 
DENTLINE LTD. (1)
5,070,567 Electrically-driven brush 139 1991
 
DISCUS DENTAL IMPRESSIONS, INC. (1)
6,383,202 Dual action tongue scraper 35 2000
 
DR. BOB'S, LTD. (1)
2003/0116,884 Method for making a tongue cleaning device 23 2001
 
DYNO SEASONAL SOLUTIONS LLC (1)
5,607,230 Universal bulb holder 38 1995
 
EEGEE, LLC (1)
6,859,969 Multi-directional wiping elements and device using the same 90 2003
 
ERGONOMIC DENTAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
D443142 Toothbrush head 12 2000
 
Fan Out Co., Ltd. (1)
4,712,266 Whisk pick 52 1986
 
G.R.P. Gesellschaft fur Rationelle Psychologie oHG (1)
4,274,174 Toothbrush 41 1980
 
GENERAL DYNAMICS GOVERNMENT SYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
4,412,301 Digital data correlator 24 1981
 
GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE GMBH & CO KG (1)
D483184 Toothbrush 61 2002
 
Hing; Marilyn O. (1)
5,249,327 String and ribbon floss holder for brushes 74 1992
 
HOLGER, BRANDT (1)
4,757,570 Toothbrush for simultaneous cleaning of teeth on both sides 32 1987
 
INDUSTRIAL MACHINE PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
5,121,894 Fuel filter bracket 23 1991
 
Jacobs, Odeleya (1)
D465847 Tongue scraper 55 2001
 
JAMES B. COPELAN TRUST DATED DECEMBER 30, 1988, JAMES B. COPELAN, TRUSTEE, THE (1)
5,445,825 Disposable personal dental hygiene assembly 52 1992
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
5,339,482 Toothbrush having non-slip surface 118 1992
 
KITAGAWA INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. (1)
4,609,171 Electric wire bundle clamp 93 1984
 
MUNCHKIN, INC. (1)
2002/0100,134 Suction cup toothbrush with improved characteristics 43 2001
 
NOAH AMIT (1)
5,120,225 Method and apparatus for brushing teeth with cyclically rotating brush strokes 113 1991
 
NORTHROP GRUMMAN SYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
5,818,856 Ozone compatible stimulated brillouin scattering materials 32 1996
 
Ohio Health Care Products, Inc. (1)
5,353,460 Power driven toothbrush 110 1993
 
ONE DROP ONLY CHEMISCH-PHARMAZEUTISCHE VERTRIEBS GMBH (1)
6,289,545 Device for cleaning within the oral cavity 36 1999
 
PANASONIC ELECTRIC WORKS CO., LTD. (1)
5,504,959 Electric toothbrush 108 1994
 
Peak Enterprises, Inc. (1)
RE37625 Tongue hygiene device 26 1999
 
Petro Plastics Company, Inc. (1)
4,563,381 Plastic hinge 58 1984
 
PLASTICOS Y TECNOLOGIA, S.A. DE C.V. (1)
D483568 Toothbrush with sucker attachable holder 43 2002
 
PULSE INNOVATIONS INC. (1)
RE35941 Mechanical toothbrush 78 1995
 
RANIR, LLC (1)
D462528 Toothbrush 51 2002
 
ROSOFSKY, DEANA (1)
4,543,679 Toothbrush assembly combining a handle with a replaceable brush assembly and a replaceable oral hygiene device 53 1982
 
ROSOFSKY, PAUL M. (1)
4,608,968 Gum massaging device with internal dispenser 20 1984
 
SCHEIER, PAUL A. (1)
5,483,722 Toothbrush with resilient flexible bristle support 68 1994
 
SINORITA SDN. BHD. (1)
D418981 Toothbrush 50 1998
 
Stellar Holdings, Inc. (1)
5,502,930 Living hinge panel connector providing stackability of levels of panels 61 1993
 
T&T PRODUCTS, LLC (1)
6,119,296 All-sided mouthbrush 72 1998
 
TARTSCH, RITA (1)
4,827,551 Electrical device for mouth care 82 1988
 
TEAM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,511,273 Variable engagement toothbrush 51 1995
 
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, AS COLLATERAL AGENT (1)
5,980,542 Tongue cleaner 67 1999
 
TRISA, S.A. (1)
D486649 Toothbrush 74 2002
 
Tveras; Rimvydas (1)
D376695 Handle for a toothbrush and tongue cleaner 51 1995
 
TYCO ELECTRONICS UK LTD. (1)
5,618,882 Gels containing SEPS block polymers 52 1994
 
ULTRADENT PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
6,625,839 Flocked tongue cleaning device 44 2001
 
UNION PLANTERS BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (1)
D350851 Infant massager toothbrush 56 1992
 
VERIFRESH LTD. (1)
5,984,935 Tongue cleaner 54 1998
 
WAGNER, EUGENE C. (1)
6,352,545 Breath system appliance with dorsal applicator and scraper 54 1999
 
WAGSTAFF, ROBERT K. (1)
6,792,642 Tongue cleaning device 40 2001
 
WATER PIK, INC. (1)
5,779,654 Clean breath wand 62 1997
 
WIEGNER, GEORG (1)
6,360,398 Toothbrush having an exchangeable bristle plate 16 2000
 
WILDEN AG SCHWEIZ (1)
6,353,958 Toothbrush 55 1997
 
Yudelman; Gillian C. (1)
5,957,942 Oral hygiene device having plaque collection and quantification capabilities 40 1997
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (111)
4,328,604 Toothbrushes 48 1980
4,364,142 Body squeegee 49 1980
4,356,585 Hygienic dental appliance 101 1981
4,455,704 Toothbrush and tongue cleaner 74 1982
4,628,564 Toothbrush 71 1983
4,488,327 Combination toothbrush and tongue scraper 68 1983
4,520,526 Resiliently flexible toothbrush 65 1984
D287072 Toothbrush 46 1985
4,654,922 Brush with universal joints 69 1985
4,610,043 Oral hygiene brush 85 1985
4,691,405 Toothbrush having adjustable bristle-mounted tabs 91 1985
4,829,621 Toothbrush 66 1986
D295695 Combination tooth brush and tongue scraper 47 1986
4,712,267 Convertible toothbrush 54 1986
4,800,608 Toothbrush 101 1987
4,852,832 Decorative light strip holder 47 1988
4,888,844 Toothbrush for natural teeth and dentures 41 1988
4,901,212 Rapidly adjustable decorative exterior trim lighting system 33 1989
* 5,040,260 Tooth cleaning and polishing device 108 1989
5,005,246 Replaceable tooth brush with tongue scaler 104 1989
5,032,082 Device for removing adhesive from the palate 77 1989
D309528 Tongue brush 58 1990
5,027,796 Gum massager 47 1990
5,114,214 Process for producing tooth brushes and blanks for use for same 90 1990
5,067,061 Decorative exterior trim lighting system 44 1990
D335579 Toothbrush 37 1991
D345256 Toothbrush 21 1991
5,230,118 Orthodontic tooth-brush 40 1991
5,242,235 Toothbrush 62 1992
5,351,358 Toothbrush 25 1992
5,226,197 Tongue hygiene device 124 1992
5,273,425 Portable pet teeth cleaning abrasive instrument 48 1992
5,311,414 Christmas light mounting apparatus 38 1993
5,371,915 Angular headed toothbrush 65 1993
5,305,489 Ergonomic topographic toothbrush 93 1993
5,323,504 Deformable toothbrush 31 1993
5,465,450 Toothbrush 31 1993
5,373,602 Toothbrush 68 1993
5,438,726 Tooth cleaning system with timer and signaling means 121 1994
5,613,262 Lingual brush 105 1994
5,604,951 Prophy toothbrush 121 1994
5,535,474 Brush for cleaning and polishing teeth while stimulating gums 80 1995
5,530,981 Toothbrush having a tongue scraper disposed therein 48 1995
5,511,277 Toothbrush 18 1995
5,584,690 Dental cleaning assembly 92 1995
5,570,487 Toothbrush having multiple brushing surface configurations 82 1995
5,630,244 Elastic toothbrush 73 1996
5,823,655 Inconspicuous modular decorative lighting apparatus 31 1996
5,930,860 Prophy bristle toothbrush 116 1996
5,639,049 Compact cable clip for retainment of cables and tubing 60 1996
5,836,033 Toothbrush for brushing teeth and massaging gums 57 1996
6,171,323 Tongue cleaner 46 1996
5,709,004 Toothbrush with device for cleaning the tongue 51 1996
5,765,252 Finger or hand mounted brush 52 1996
5,673,452 Toothbrush 33 1996
5,778,475 Tongue debridement aid 44 1996
5,810,856 Wiping element for an oral hygiene device, window wiper, or the like 85 1996
5,816,687 Method and apparatus for hanging Christmas lights 26 1996
5,766,193 Tongue cleaner 51 1996
5,792,159 Tongue cleaner 86 1997
5,735,864 Disposable tongue cleaner 75 1997
6,032,313 Household appliance having plural coaxially rotatable or parallel linearly movable heads or tools 84 1997
5,848,838 Glass mounted light holding strip 19 1997
5,842,247 Combination toothbrush and tongue brush 31 1997
5,928,254 Tongue cleaning device 38 1997
D396288 Tongue cleaner 39 1997
5,817,114 Hygienic tongue cleaner 42 1997
5,915,433 Combined toothbrush and tongue scraper with anti-slip bumps therebetween 44 1997
5,845,358 Combination toothbrush and tongue scraper 40 1998
D399349 Tooth brush to cleanse mouth as well as teeth 55 1998
5,974,614 Triple brush gum blaster 17 1998
5,860,183 Safety tooth brush with wear indicator 47 1998
6,050,709 Light string mounting system 24 1998
6,004,334 Tongue cleaning apparatus 45 1998
5,980,541 Oral hygiene device 46 1998
5,951,578 Tongue cleaning system 39 1998
6,032,315 Device for cleaning a human tongue 43 1998
D405272 Tongue brush 48 1998
5,913,346 Tongue cleaning device 36 1998
6,131,228 Brush for cleaning the tongue root 64 1998
6,105,191 Toothbrush with inter-gingiva-sulcus scraping bristles 66 1998
6,049,936 Toothbrush 33 1998
6,205,611 Tooth and gum cleaning tool 23 1999
D423785 Combined toothbrush, tongue scraper and floss tool 39 1999
D423786 Combined tooth and tongue brush with timing device 36 1999
D423787 Combined toothbrush and gum massager 38 1999
D424809 Toothbrush with auxiliary bristles 38 1999
6,338,460 Lap type siding mounted Christmas light clip 19 1999
6,254,390 Oral burnisher 87 2000
D437486 Toothbrush with curved head 19 2000
6,402,768 Device for cleaning a human tongue 43 2000
6,345,405 Two-in-one toothbrush 36 2000
D447238 Tongue scraping tool 36 2000
6,260,227 Orthodontic toothbrush 37 2000
D471276 Tongue and tooth cleaning device 42 2001
6,546,586 Toothbrush with flossing functionality 50 2001
6,494,594 Decorative light mounting apparatus 22 2001
6,463,619 Squeegee device and system 76 2001
6,865,767 Device with multi-structural contact elements 40 2001
2003/0066,145 Electric toothbrushes 52 2001
6,599,048 Toothbrush for massaging and protecting gums 92 2001
D459087 Toothbrush 36 2001
6,647,581 Tongue cleaner inside toothbrush handle 42 2002
2003/0163,149 Breath freshener lollipop 46 2002
6,820,299 Dentition cleaning device and system 66 2003
6,729,789 Toothbrush assembly with toothpaste dispenser 42 2003
2004/0006,837 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 40 2003
2005/0038,461 Tongue squeegee 28 2003
2004/0068,810 Complex type toothbrush 32 2003
2004/0221,409 Squeegee device and system 34 2004
6,895,629 Double sided toothbrush 56 2004
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COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (19)
* 8,032,967 Powered toothbrush with two-sided moving head 1 2007
8,387,196 Oral care implement having a turbine-like arrangement of cleaning elements 0 2009
8,393,042 Oral care implement 4 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 1 2009
D654695 Toothbrush 2 2009
D654270 Toothbrush handle 2 2009
D632484 Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner 4 2009
8,561,247 Oral care implement 0 2011
8,876,221 Oral care implement 0 2011
D671326 Toothbrush handle 0 2012
D670503 Head portion of a toothbrush 0 2012
D670505 Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner 0 2012
D669688 Head portion of a toothbrush 0 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
8,839,481 Oral care implement 0 2013
 
BRAUN GMBH (1)
8,766,496 Linear electric motor 0 2011
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (1)
* 8,327,492 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 0 2011
* Cited By Examiner

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