JP5864245B2 - Portable unit for dental hygienist - Google Patents

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JP5864245B2
JP5864245B2 JP2011278470A JP2011278470A JP5864245B2 JP 5864245 B2 JP5864245 B2 JP 5864245B2 JP 2011278470 A JP2011278470 A JP 2011278470A JP 2011278470 A JP2011278470 A JP 2011278470A JP 5864245 B2 JP5864245 B2 JP 5864245B2
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  The present invention relates to a portable unit for a dental hygienist, and more particularly to a portable oral care unit that is suitable for a dental hygienist to visit and provide oral care for a physically handicapped patient. A dental hygienist that is easy to carry and can be assembled in a ready-to-use state by a dental hygienist on the go, and can be easily stored in the original portable state after the work is completed. It relates to a portable unit.

  As an aging society increases, the number of elderly people who are unable to wake up is increasing, and the number of people who cannot even brush their teeth is increasing. However, keeping the oral cavity clean is important for health management, and dental hygienists go to these people to care for the oral cavity (deletion of plaque, etc.).

  To perform oral care, dental hygienists bring the equipment necessary for care, but at present, the equipment necessary for bringing them is a set that can be easily carried by a dental hygienist and easily on the go No portable unit has been proposed for dental hygienists that can be assembled into a usable state and used equipment can be easily stored in its original state after the work is completed.

  The present invention has been made in view of the above circumstances, and is a device necessary for a dental hygienist to go to a patient's home or to go to a hospital room to care for the patient's oral cavity, specifically, plaque. It relates to a portable unit equipped with a vacuum device for sucking and discharging dirt and dirt collected in the oral cavity such as plaque removed by the ultrasonic scaler and ultrasonic scaler necessary to remove The minimum equipment necessary for care is effectively stored in the unit body, making it lighter, making it easier to carry, and easily assembling these equipment at the work site on the go. In addition, it is an object of the present invention to provide a portable unit for a dental hygienist that can be easily returned to the original stored state after the work is completed.

  In order to solve the above-mentioned problem, the invention of claim 1 of the present invention comprises a scaler hose, a vacuum hose, and a unit main body to which these hoses are detachably attached. A drive system and a vacuum drive system, and a storage section for individually storing these hoses on the outer surface, and an instrument holder for holding these hoses suspended above the storage section, The holder is detachably mounted on an arm extending from the side surface of the unit main body.

  According to a second aspect of the present invention, in the first aspect of the invention, the holder has a support for mounting the holder on the arm, and the support is mounted on the holder when the holder is mounted on the arm. The upper surface of the unit is the same as the upper surface of the unit main body or has a length that is lower than the upper surface.

  According to a third aspect of the present invention, in the first aspect of the present invention, the side of the unit main body has a storage portion for storing a connection column connected to the holder, and the connection column is connected to the holder. The holder is mounted on the arm so as to be higher than the upper surface of the unit main body.

  The invention according to claim 4 is the invention according to any one of claims 1 to 3, wherein an ultrasonic scaler tip is detachable at the tip of the scaler hose, and a vacuum tube or oral care brush is detachable at the tip of the vacuum hose. It is characterized by being attached to.

  A fifth aspect of the present invention provides the oral care brush according to any one of the first to fourth aspects, wherein the oral care brush includes an exhaust tube connected to the vacuum hose and a spray tube for pouring water from the oral care brush. Then, for oral care, the spray tube is connected to a water outlet provided on a side surface of the unit main body through the tube, and water is injected into the oral cavity through the tube and the spray tube. It is characterized in that the sewage in the oral cavity is discharged through the.

  The invention according to claim 6 is the invention according to any one of claims 1 to 5, further comprising an operation display switch for driving the scaler drive system and the vacuum drive system on the upper surface of the unit body. It is a thing.

  According to the present invention, since only the minimum necessary equipment (scaler and vacuum) required for oral care is carried, the entire unit can be reduced in size and weight, and can be carried by a dental hygienist. It is easy to carry. Since there are few equipment, it is easy to assemble equipment on the road, and it is also easy to store equipment after work.

It is a figure which shows the state at the time of care equipment storage (at the time of conveyance) of the portable unit for dental hygienists by this invention. It is a figure which shows a state when the portable unit for dental hygienists shown in FIG. 1 is seen from the direction different from FIG. It is a figure which shows the state at the time of care work (after assembly of an equipment) of the portable unit for dental hygienists by this invention. It is a figure which shows a state when the oral care brush is mounted | worn with the portable unit for dental hygienists by this invention. It is a figure for demonstrating water pouring and exhausting at the time of mounting an oral care brush on the portable unit for dental hygienists by this invention. It is a figure which shows the example of the operation display surface of the portable unit for dental hygienists by this invention.

  FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an essential part for explaining an embodiment of a portable unit for a dental hygienist according to the present invention. In FIG. 1, equipment necessary for oral care is stored in a predetermined place and is carried. In the figure, 1 is a unit body, 20 is a scaler hose (power supply cable for scaler driving), 30 is a vacuum hose (exhaust tube for oral cleaning), and one ends 20a and 30a of these hoses 20 and 30 are shown. Is detachably attached to the unit main body 1 and, as shown in FIG. 3, an ultrasonic scaler tip 40 and a vacuum tube 50 (both dental) are attached to the other ends (tips) 20b and 30b. Care instruments) are detachably mounted. These hoses 20 and 30 are folded and stored in the hose storage portions 2 and 3 provided on the side surface of the unit main body 1, respectively.

  Reference numeral 60 denotes an instrument holder for holding the scaler chip 40 and the vacuum tube 50. The instrument holder 60 is disposed on the upper part of the arm 4 extending from the side surface of the unit main body 1 via a column 61. The upper surface of the instrument holder 60 is disposed so as to be equal to or lower than the upper surface of the unit main body 1 so that the entire unit is not as bulky as possible. Reference numerals 62 and 63 denote connecting struts housed in a housing portion provided on the side of the unit body 1, and these connecting struts 62 and 63 are instruments at the destination oral care site as shown in FIG. The instrument holder 60 is connected to the column 61 so that the instrument holder 60 can be adjusted to a height at which a dental hygienist can easily work.

  A vacuum (exhaust) device is provided in the unit main body 1 and sucks and discharges sewage, filth and the like in the patient's oral cavity through the vacuum tube 50 and the vacuum hose 30. As is well known, the sewage and filth sucked through the gas are separated from the gas in the gas-liquid separation tank 5, and only the gas is discharged to the outside from the unit body 1. Stays inside. Reference numeral 6 denotes a liquid level detection lead wire for detecting the amount of liquid accumulated in the gas-liquid separation tank 5. As will be described later, the amount of liquid accumulated in the gas-liquid separation tank 5 (liquid level). Is detected and displayed.

  The unit main body 1 further includes, for example, a tube pump (squeezing pump) for supplying water to the ultrasonic scaler chip 40 and the oral care brush 70 described later. 7 is sucked through the water supply tube 8, and the oral care brush 70 is connected to the scaler chip 40 through the scaler cable 20 or through the oral care water supply tube 90 connected to the water outlet 9 as shown in FIG. 4. To be supplied. In addition, illumination light (viewlight) is irradiated from the front-end | tip of the scaler chip | tip 40, and also the water from the said tube pump is poured.

  2 is a perspective view of the portable unit shown in FIG. 1 as seen from an angle different from that in FIG. 1. In FIG. 2, 11 is a power cord, 12 is a foot switch cord, and these cords 11 and 12 are also unit bodies. 1 is housed in a cord housing portion 13 provided on the side surface of 1.

  As described above, according to the present invention, the minimum equipment (scaler and vacuum) necessary for oral care is effectively stored, thereby reducing the size and weight of the entire unit and making it very easy to carry. . Moreover, since the equipment is kept to the minimum necessary, the assembly work at the destination is very easy to understand, and anyone can easily assemble it. Therefore, the storage work after the work is completed easily and quickly. Can do.

  FIG. 4 is a view showing a state where the oral care brush 70 is attached to the vacuum hose 30 instead of the vacuum tube 50. Prior to performing care (tooth brushing) of the patient's oral cavity, the dental hygienist The care brush mounting table 80 is mounted on the instrument holder 60. The oral care brush mounting table 80 has a connection part 82 for connecting the care brush mounting part 81 and the vacuum hose 30 integrally therewith. Has a tube 83 communicating with the vacuum hose 30. When the care brush mounting table 80 is inserted into the upper end of the vacuum hose 30 suspended from the instrument holder 60, the oral care brush mounting table 80 is fixed on the instrument holder 60.

  The oral care brush 70 has a vacuum port (intake port) 71a and a spray port (water injection port) 72a. The vacuum port 71a is connected to the vacuum hose 30 via the tube 71, and the spray port 72a is connected to the tube 72. The tube 90 is connected to the water outlet 9 provided in the unit main body 1. The oral care brush 70 is manually operated by a dental hygienist. During the operation, spraying (water injection) is performed in the oral cavity of the patient through the tubes 90 and 72, and at the same time, the sewage accumulated in the oral cavity is collected in the tubes 71 and 83. And is discharged through the vacuum hose 30. The water supply for the oral care brush is performed by switching the water supply circuit from the scaler water supply pump (the tube pump described above).

  FIG. 5 is a view for explaining a water injection circuit and an exhaust circuit when the oral care brush 70 is connected to the vacuum hose 30. In FIG. 5, reference numeral 15 denotes the above-described tube pump (squeezing) provided in the unit body 1. The pump (16) is a vacuum (exhaust) device which, as described above, injects water into the oral cavity or sucks and discharges the sewage accumulated in the oral cavity. 17a is an electromagnetic valve for a scaler, 17b is an electromagnetic valve for an oral care brush, 18a is a flow rate adjusting valve for a scaler, 18b is a flow rate adjusting valve for an oral care brush, and an ultrasonic scaler is switched by switching these electromagnetic valves 17a and 17b. The water supply when using 40 and the water supply circuit when using the oral care brush 70 are switched.

  FIG. 6 is a diagram showing an arrangement example of the operation switch display unit 100 provided on the upper surface of the unit main body 1. When the scaler switch 111 is pressed, the LED 111a is turned on to indicate that the ultrasonic scaler has been selected. The When the foot switch is operated in this state, the ultrasonic scaler 20 is driven. At this time, when the view light switch 112 is pressed, the LED 112a is turned on, and the ultrasonic scaler 40 is selected and the ultrasonic scaler chip. The light is turned on. 113 is a volume for power adjustment of the ultrasonic scaler chip 40, 114 is a water injection (spray) switch for the ultrasonic scaler 40 and the oral care brush 70. When the switch 114 is pressed, the LED 114a is turned on. In this case, when the vacuum switch 115 is pressed, the LED 115a is turned on to indicate that the vacuum (oral care brush) is selected. Note that the brush 116 is a water injection (spray) adjustment knob when using the oral care brush, and 117 is a water injection adjustment knob when using the ultrasonic scaler.

  The vacuum manual / interlock switch 118 is in a state where the scaler switch 111 is pressed (LED 111a is on), and when the switch 118 is pressed, the LED 118a is turned on. In this state, when the ultrasonic scaler 40 is operated by operating the foot switch. In conjunction with this, the vacuum function works to suck and discharge the sewage in the oral cavity. In this state, when the vacuum manual / interlock switch 118 is pressed to turn the LED 118a off and then on again to turn it on, the vacuum function is manually operated, and the vacuum switch 115 is manually turned on and off, so that the vacuum (exhaust) is Done. When the vacuum manual / interlock switch 118 is turned on while the vacuum switch 115 is turned on, the vacuum function is activated.

  126 is a terminal to which the sewage detection line 6 from the gas-liquid separation tank 5 is connected, 121 is an LED lamp indicating the amount (water level) of the sewage in the gas-liquid separation tank 5, for example, the emission color of the LED 121 When is green, it is normal, when it is red, it is full, and when it is off, it is not connected.

DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS 1 ... Unit main body, 2, 3 ... Hose accommodating part, 4 ... Arm, 5 ... Gas-liquid separation tank, 6 ... Liquid level detection line, 7 ... Water tank, 8 ... Water supply tube, 9 ... Water outlet, 11 ... Power cord , 12 ... Foot switch cord, 13 ... Cord storage section, 20 ... Scaler hose, 30 ... Vacuum hose, 40 ... Scaler tip, 50 ... Vacuum tube, 60 ... Instrument holder, 61 ... Column, 62, 63 ... Connection column 70 ... Oral care brush, 80 ... Care brush mounting table, 90 ... Care brush water supply tube, 100 ... Operation switch display unit.

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  1.   Consists of a scaler hose, a vacuum hose, and a unit main body to which these hoses are detachably attached. The unit main body integrally has a scaler drive system and a vacuum drive system. A storage part for individually storing these hoses, and an instrument holder for holding these hoses suspended above the storage part, the holders being detachably mounted on an arm extending from the side surface of the unit body. A portable unit for dental hygienists characterized by
  2.   The holder has a support for mounting the holder on the arm. When the holder is mounted on the arm, the upper surface of the holder is the same as or higher than the upper surface of the unit body. The portable unit for a dental hygienist according to claim 1, wherein the portable hygienist has a lower length.
  3.   The side of the unit main body has a storage portion for storing a connection support post connected to the holder, and the connection support post is connected to the holder and mounted on the arm to attach the holder to the unit main body. The portable unit for dental hygienists according to claim 1, characterized in that it is higher than the upper surface.
  4.   The ultrasonic scaler tip is attached to the tip of the scaler hose, and a vacuum tube or an oral care brush is detachably attached to the tip of the vacuum hose. Portable unit for dental hygienists.
  5.   The oral care brush has an exhaust tube connected to the vacuum hose and a spray tube for pouring water from the oral care brush, and the oral care brush is provided on a side surface of the unit main body for oral care. It is connected to the discharged water outlet through a tube, water is injected into the oral cavity through the tube and the spray tube, and the sewage in the oral cavity is discharged through the exhaust tube. Item 5. The portable unit for dental hygienists according to any one of Items 1 to 4.
  6.   The portable unit for dental hygienists according to any one of claims 1 to 5, further comprising an operation display switch for driving the scaler drive system and the vacuum drive system on an upper surface of the unit main body.
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