TWI413031B - Training device for teeth brush - Google Patents

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TWI413031B
TWI413031B TW99108428A TW99108428A TWI413031B TW I413031 B TWI413031 B TW I413031B TW 99108428 A TW99108428 A TW 99108428A TW 99108428 A TW99108428 A TW 99108428A TW I413031 B TWI413031 B TW I413031B
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Hsi Che Lo
Nai Chi Chen
Ying Ling Lai
Chin Shan Tsou
Chia Hsuan Pao
Qiao Hua Sun
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A training device for teeth brush comprising: a toothbrush unit, a head substance, a sensing module and a control element. The toothbrush unit has a first sensing element. The head substance has a mouth and a plurality of teeth wherein the mouth is located at one side of the head substance and the plurality of teeth are mounted on the face of the wall inside the mouth. The sensing module has a plurality of second sensing elements and a plurality of radiating elements wherein each second sensing element and each radiating element are mounted inside the tooth. The second sensing element is electrically connects with the radiating element. The control element is electrically connects with each second sensing element. Consequently, after each second sensing element senses a desiring time that the first sensing element passes by, the control element controls the radiating element radiates so as to train the way for teeth brush correctly and the health care for teeth is improved.

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Brushing training device

The present invention relates to a brushing training device, and more particularly to a brushing training device capable of cultivating effective brushing of each tooth.

According to the important topic of brushing the teeth to maintain oral hygiene, in addition to having a good brushing habit, it is necessary to cooperate with the correct brushing method to ensure oral cleaning and reduce the chance of tooth decay.

In general, the correct way to brush your teeth is often more important than the good brushing habits, especially for young children, although parents will tell the child to implement brushing habits after three meals and before going to bed, but Improper brushing methods often fail to ensure the cleansing of young children's mouth.

In view of this, please refer to FIG. 1 , as disclosed in the Republic of China Bulletin No. M359967, "Digital Count Display Toothbrush Structure" patent, which comprises a toothbrush 91, a circuit board 92, a plurality of batteries 93 and an end cover 94, the toothbrush One end of the toothbrush head 911 is provided with a hollow cavity 912, and the hollow cavity 912 defines a display window 913 and a pressing portion 914 on the outer surface of the toothbrush 91; the circuit board 92 is placed The circuit board 92 is provided with an IC control circuit 921, a display unit 922, a vibration sensor 923, a power button 924 and a conductive sheet 925. The display unit 922 and the power button 924 are provided. The display unit 913 and the pressing portion 914 are respectively disposed in the hollow cavity 912, and electrically connected to the circuit board 92 through the conductive sheet 925; the end cover 94 is covered. The toothbrush 91 is provided with one end of the hollow cavity 912 to close the hollow cavity 912.

When the conventional tooth count is used to display the toothbrush structure, the pressing portion 914 is pressed to control the power button 924 to activate the vibration sensor 923 to sense the number of times the toothbrush 91 is swiped, and simultaneously via the IC control circuit 921. After the counting operation, the counting value is displayed on the display unit 922 for the user to watch the number of times the toothbrush 91 has been swiped. Thereby, the user can decide whether to continue or stop the brushing operation according to the number of times displayed by the display unit 922, and achieve the correct brushing method in a quantized counting manner.

The conventional digital display shows that the toothbrush structure mainly senses the number of times the toothbrush 91 is swiped through the vibration sensor 923, so that the IC control circuit 921 can display the value of the counting operation on the display unit 922 to provide use. Reference. However, since the number of times displayed by the display unit 922 represents only the number of times the toothbrush 91 is swiped, it does not ensure that each tooth has completed the brushing operation; and since the teeth that cannot be effectively cleaned are more likely to be cavities, Therefore, only according to the number of times the toothbrush 91 is swiped, it is impossible to accurately implement the correct brushing method.

For the above reasons, conventional digital counts indicate that the toothbrush structure does have the necessary improvements.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION The object of the present invention is to improve the above-mentioned disadvantages, and to provide a brushing training device which is suitable for the user to cultivate a brushing method for actually brushing each tooth in the oral cavity for the purpose of improving dental care.

The object of the present invention is to provide a brushing training device which is available for The number of times the user needs to brush different teeth to achieve the correct brushing method for a particular tooth.

In order to achieve the foregoing object, the technical means utilized by the present invention and the achievable effects by the technical means include: The brushing training device according to the present invention comprises: a toothbrush unit having a brush head at one end, the brush head being provided with a first sensing element; and a head-shaped body having a mouth portion and a plurality of teeth, the mouth portion being formed thereon One side of the head-shaped body, the plurality of teeth are disposed on the inner wall surface of the mouth; an inductive component having a plurality of second sensing elements and a plurality of light-emitting elements, each of the second sensing elements and each of the light-emitting elements The second inductive element is electrically connected to the light emitting element; and a control element is disposed on the head body and electrically connected to each of the second inductive elements, wherein each of the second inductive elements Inducing with the first inductive element to control whether each of the light emitting elements emits light.

After the second sensing element and the first sensing element sense each other for a predetermined number of times, the control element controls whether the specific light-emitting element emits light, so that the user can cultivate the brushing method of correctly brushing each tooth to achieve lifting the tooth. The efficacy of health care.

The above and other objects, features and advantages of the present invention will become more <RTIgt; The brushing training device of the first embodiment of the present invention comprises a toothbrush unit 1, a head body 2, and an inductive component 3. And a control unit 4 for sensing with the sensing component 3, the sensing component 3 and the control component 4 are disposed on the head-shaped body 2, and the sensing component 3 and the control component 4 are electrically connection.

The toothbrush unit 1 can be selected as a conventional toothbrush structure. The opposite ends of the toothbrush unit 1 are respectively a brush head 11 and a grip portion 12, and the brush head 11 is provided with a first sensing element 13; The holder 12 is held by a user for manipulation of the toothbrush unit 1. Moreover, the toothbrush unit 1 can also be selected from a long rod body of other shapes, and the first sensing element 13 is provided at one end of the long rod body.

The head-shaped body 2 can be selected from the form of a crocodile head, a hippo head or various animal heads. The head-shaped body 2 has a mouth portion 21, a plurality of teeth 22 and a coupling groove 23, and the mouth portion 21 is formed thereon. The inner wall of the mouth portion 21 has a first wall surface 211 and a second wall surface 212. The first wall surface 211 and the second wall surface 212 are opposite wall surfaces of the mouth portion 21 respectively. The top and bottom surfaces of the inner wall surface of the mouth portion 21 are shown in Fig. 2 . The plurality of teeth 22 are selectively disposed on the first wall surface 211, the second wall surface 212, or the first and second wall surfaces 211, 212. In the embodiment, the plurality of teeth 22 are disposed on the first The wall surface 211 and the second wall surface 212 are described as an embodiment. Moreover, the plurality of teeth 22 are preferably arranged at equal intervals or adjacent to each other. In the embodiment, the plurality of teeth 22 are respectively selected along the outer circumference of the first wall surface 211 and the outer circumference of the second wall surface 212. The edges are arranged at equal intervals.

The coupling groove 23 defines an opening 231 formed on the bottom surface of the head-shaped body 2 so that the user can sleeve the head-shaped body 2 on the head of the head by the coupling groove 23. Moreover, another appearance is provided on the outer surface of the head-shaped body 2 The window 24 and the mouth portion 21 are located on the same side of the head-shaped body 2, and the window 24 extends through the coupling groove 23 to provide user viewing without obstructing the user's line of sight.

The sensing component 3 includes a plurality of second sensing elements 31 and a plurality of light emitting elements 32. The plurality of second sensing elements 31 and the plurality of light emitting elements 32 are disposed on the plurality of teeth 22, that is, the teeth 22 A single second sensing element 31 and a single light-emitting element 32 are provided, and the second sensing element 31 and the light-emitting element 32 of each of the teeth 22 are electrically connected.

The control element 4 is disposed on the head-shaped body 2 and electrically connected to each of the second sensing elements 31. The control element 4 is configured to control the light-emitting elements 32 of each of the teeth 22 to emit light.

Referring to Figures 2 and 3, in the actual use of the brushing training device of the first embodiment of the present invention, the head-shaped body 2 is first placed on the user's head by the coupling groove 23, so that the window is 24 is aligned with the user's eye, and in the present embodiment, the control element 4 controls the illumination of the illumination element 32 of each of the teeth 22 to represent the uncleanness of the plurality of teeth 22; in addition, the control element 4 It is optional to control only the particular illuminating element 32 to illuminate to accommodate various usage requirements. Then, the same user or another user can perform a reciprocating brushing operation on each of the illuminating teeth 22 by the toothbrush unit 1, and the first sensing element 13 can pass each tooth during the reciprocating brushing process. The surface of the second sensing element 31 is inductively coupled to each of the second sensing elements 31. At this time, the second sensing element 31 sends a first sensing signal to the control element 4 for the control element 4 to calculate the two. The number of inductions between.

When the control element 4 calculates the number of times of induction to a predetermined number of times, the control element 4 controls the light-emitting elements 32 of the teeth 22 to stop emitting light, i.e., represents that the particular tooth 22 has reached a sufficient number of cleanings. Thereby, according to whether the teeth 22 are illuminated or not, the user can determine that the teeth 22 have not completed the brushing operation, and then the brush 22 can be brushed only for the light that continues to emit light, which is helpful for a long time of use. The brushing method for properly brushing each of the teeth 22 is cultivated, and each tooth in the oral cavity is cleaned and cleaned, thereby improving the health of the teeth.

Moreover, in another mode of use, each of the light-emitting elements 32 can be selected to be non-illuminated before the brushing operation, that is, to represent the uncleanness of the plurality of teeth 22, and the control element 4 calculates the number of times of induction. At the predetermined number of times, the control element 4 then controls the particular illuminating element 32 to illuminate. Thereby, the user can continue to perform the brushing operation only on the teeth 22 that have not yet illuminated until the teeth 22 are all illuminated, that is, each of the teeth 22 reaches a sufficient number of cleanings.

Moreover, the control element 4 can select the number of times the brush is required to be brushed for different teeth 22, that is, the predetermined number of times the first sensing element 13 passes through each of the second sensing elements 31 can be set according to usage requirements. Therefore, for teeth that are more prone to tooth decay (for example, large molars or wisdom teeth), under long-term use, the user can cultivate a correct brushing method for the teeth 22 at different positions, thereby further improving the effect of dental care.

The technical feature of the brushing training device of the present invention is that the control element 4 can calculate each of the second sensing element 31 and the first sensing element 13 during the reciprocating brushing of the teeth 22 by the toothbrush unit 1. The number of inductions between the two in order to calculate the induction of a particular tooth 22 When the number of times reaches the predetermined number of times, the control element 4 controls whether each of the light-emitting elements 32 emits light, so that the user can continue to perform the brushing action on the specific teeth 22 according to whether the light-emitting elements 32 are illuminated or not. Develop the correct brushing method.

In addition, the predetermined number of times that each of the second sensing elements 31 senses can be set according to the use requirement, so as to provide a correct brushing manner for the user to cultivate the teeth 22 at different positions, and then the brushes are surely brushed by different brushing methods. The teeth 22 are further effectively effective in improving dental care.

Referring to FIG. 4, a brushing training device according to a second embodiment of the present invention is disclosed. Compared with the first embodiment, the sensing component 3 of the second embodiment further has a third sensing component 33, and an additional one is added. Inductive object 5. The third sensing element 33 is disposed on the inner wall surface of the mouth portion 21 and electrically connected to the control element 4, and in the embodiment, the third sensing element 33 is selectively disposed on the second wall surface 212. The sensing object 5 can be selected from the shape of a food such as high oil, high salt or high sugar, such as hamburger, French fries or fried chicken, and the sensing object 5 is provided with a fourth sensing element 51, the fourth sensing element The 51 series can sense each other with the third inductive element 33.

In the second embodiment of the present invention, the third sensing element 33 and the fourth sensing element 51 are mutually inductively sensed by placing the sensing object 5 into the mouth portion 21 of the head-shaped body 2. The third sensing component 33 transmits a second sensing signal to the control component 4 for the control component 4 to control whether the light-emitting component 32 of each of the teeth 22 emits light. Thereby, the user can reciprocate each of the teeth 22 by using the toothbrush unit 1 according to the illumination of each of the light-emitting elements 32. The action, in turn, allows the user to develop a brushing habit after eating, and cleans each of the teeth 22 with a proper brushing method to improve oral hygiene and dental care.

While the invention has been described in connection with the preferred embodiments described above, it is not intended to limit the scope of the invention. The technical scope of the invention is protected, and therefore the scope of the invention is defined by the scope of the appended claims.

〔this invention〕

1‧‧‧ toothbrush unit

11‧‧‧ brush head

12‧‧‧ grip

13‧‧‧First sensing element

2‧‧‧ head shape

21‧‧‧ mouth

211‧‧‧ first wall

212‧‧‧ second wall

22‧‧‧ teeth

23‧‧‧ Combination slot

231‧‧‧ openings

24‧‧‧Window

3‧‧‧Induction components

31‧‧‧Second sensing element

32‧‧‧Lighting elements

33‧‧‧ Third Inductive Element

4‧‧‧Control elements

5‧‧‧Inductive objects

51‧‧‧fourth sensing element

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91‧‧‧ toothbrush

911‧‧‧ toothbrush head

912‧‧‧ hollow tank

913‧‧‧ display window

914‧‧‧ Pressing Department

92‧‧‧ boards

921‧‧‧IC control circuit

922‧‧‧Display unit

923‧‧‧Vibration sensor

924‧‧‧Power button

925‧‧‧ conductive sheet

93‧‧‧Battery

94‧‧‧End cover

Figure 1: An exploded view of the Republic of China Announcement No. M359967.

Fig. 2 is a perspective view showing a first embodiment of the present invention.

Fig. 3 is a partially enlarged schematic view showing the use case of the first embodiment of the present invention.

Figure 4 is a perspective view of a second embodiment of the present invention.

1. . . Toothbrush unit

11. . . Brush head

12. . . Grip

13. . . First sensing element

2. . . Head body

twenty one. . . Mouth

211. . . First wall

212. . . Second wall

twenty two. . . tooth

twenty three. . . Combined slot

231. . . Opening

twenty four. . . Windows

3. . . Induction component

31. . . Second sensing element

32. . . Light-emitting element

4. . . control element

Claims (6)

  1. A brushing training device comprises: a toothbrush unit, a brush head at one end, the brush head is provided with a first sensing element; a head body having a mouth and a plurality of teeth, the mouth being formed on the head body In one side, the plurality of teeth are disposed on an inner wall surface of the mouth; an inductive component has a plurality of second sensing elements and a plurality of light emitting elements, wherein each of the second sensing elements and each of the light emitting elements are disposed on the a second sensing element is electrically connected to the light emitting element; and a control element is disposed on the head body and electrically connected to each of the second sensing elements, wherein each of the second sensing elements An inductive element senses each other to control whether each of the light emitting elements emits light.
  2. The brushing training device according to the first aspect of the invention, wherein the head-shaped body is further provided with a coupling groove, and the coupling groove forms an opening on the bottom surface of the head-shaped body.
  3. The brushing training device according to the second aspect of the invention, wherein the outer surface of the head-shaped body is further provided with a window, the window is located on a side of the head-shaped body provided with the mouth, and the window is connected to Binding groove.
  4. The brushing training device of the first, second or third aspect of the invention, wherein the opposite wall surfaces of the inner wall surface of the mouth are a first wall surface and a second wall surface, and the plurality of teeth are disposed on the first wall surface and Second wall.
  5. The brushing training device according to claim 1, wherein the sensing component is further provided with a third sensing component, and the third sensing component is disposed on an inner wall surface of the mouth.
  6. The brushing training device according to claim 5, further comprising a sensing object, wherein the sensing element is provided with a fourth sensing element, and the fourth sensing element is capable of inducing with the third sensing element for the The control element controls whether each of the light-emitting elements emits light.
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US4795347A (en) * 1984-08-31 1989-01-03 Wilhelm Maurer Process and device for the cleaning of teeth
CN1386061A (en) * 2000-05-09 2002-12-18 皇家菲利浦电子有限公司 Brushhead replacement indicator system for power toothbrush
WO2006071676A2 (en) * 2004-12-23 2006-07-06 Colgate-Palmolive Company Oral care implement
TWM359967U (en) * 2009-03-18 2009-07-01 Jun-Xing Chen Toothbrush structure with digit-counting display

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US4795347A (en) * 1984-08-31 1989-01-03 Wilhelm Maurer Process and device for the cleaning of teeth
CN1386061A (en) * 2000-05-09 2002-12-18 皇家菲利浦电子有限公司 Brushhead replacement indicator system for power toothbrush
WO2006071676A2 (en) * 2004-12-23 2006-07-06 Colgate-Palmolive Company Oral care implement
TWM359967U (en) * 2009-03-18 2009-07-01 Jun-Xing Chen Toothbrush structure with digit-counting display

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