US20060079818A1 - Dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus - Google Patents

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US20060079818A1
US20060079818A1 US10948024 US94802404A US2006079818A1 US 20060079818 A1 US20060079818 A1 US 20060079818A1 US 10948024 US10948024 US 10948024 US 94802404 A US94802404 A US 94802404A US 2006079818 A1 US2006079818 A1 US 2006079818A1
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    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61HPHYSICAL THERAPY APPARATUS, e.g. DEVICES FOR LOCATING OR STIMULATING REFLEX POINTS IN THE BODY; ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION; MASSAGE; BATHING DEVICES FOR SPECIAL THERAPEUTIC OR HYGIENIC PURPOSES OR SPECIFIC PARTS OF THE BODY
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An improved pulsatory slit apparatus to be connected for a dental hygiene. Supply line valves to be shutoff before connecting the devices. By disconnecting cold water conduit of a faucet of a sink from a domestic cold water supply line valve in a bathroom and reconnecting it to 19B, and by connecting the valve to 18A as shown in FIG. 1, it becomes an operative device as shown in FIG. 2. For a combination of hot and cold water, by disconnecting the cold water supply line valve as previously stated and by disconnecting the hot water conduit of the faucet from the hot water supply line valve in a bathroom and reconnecting the cold water connector to a top right side straight end 19B of an apparatus and the hot water connector to a top left side straight end 19B of the apparatus as shown in FIG. 3, this process completes a connection of the faucet and the apparatus. To complete the connection of the apparatus and the supply lines it requires two conduits of the same size hexagonal or of similar configurational nuts at the four ends of the conduits. One conduit connects to the cold water supply line valve and the other end of the conduit connects to the bottom right side straight end 19B of the apparatus. The second conduit connects to the hot water supply line valve and the other end of the conduit connects to a bottom left side straight end 19B of the apparatus as shown in FIG. 3. This process completes the connections of the supply lines of the apparatus and it becomes an operative device as shown in FIG. 4. An open-shutoff orifice valve directs the water to a hand held cylindrical device. The hand held cylindrical device having a pressure control valve assembly and the assembly having an off-on pressure control dial. A nipple of a slit orientation is attachable to the hand held cylindrical device. The hand held cylindrical device with the pressure control dial at fingertip redirects the water under pressure to the nipple for users' teeth and gums. The nipple provides the users strong pulsatory slits of thousands of tiny pulses, not just droplets as described in the prior arts. The pressure control dial let the users control the desirable pressure for comfortable use of the dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus.

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    FIELD OF THE INVENTION
  • This invention relates to dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatuses, and particularly relates to a controllable dial of a hand held cylindrical device. Still particularly relates to the slit of a nipple of thousands of pulsating surges to improve dental hygiene and to cleanse, to dislodge food particles from teeth and to massage the gums. Furthermore, it relates to improvements in oral hygiene device. More particualary it pertains to the dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus operated by the energy from the water pressure.
  • BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION
  • In the prior arts of an oral irrigators and other related dental hygiene devices, no invention for use with a cold water shutoff valve of the domestic supply line and with cold and hot water shutoff valves, as a combination, of the supply lines under a sink in a bathroom have been invented for a dental hygiene.
  • Originally many pateneted devices provide water pulsating jets or nozzles for dental hygiene. These are useful but they encounter some difficulties. In conventional dental hygiene devices a desirable water pressure is acquired by means of pumps and by means of water energy at the faucet. Many complex situations are applied to achieve the desirable results. The use of electricity near by water means which last for a short time and replacing them are expensive and use of the the available devices are cumbersome. Some of the problems have been partially solved by implementation of novice devices but these had and still have significant problems.
  • U.S. Pat. No. 3,227,158 is for a pulsed water jet through nozzle under the driving action of an electrically operated pump. The rate of repetition of pulses dislodges food particles and massages the gums.
  • U.S. Pat. No. 3,542,017 claims some improvement over other and employs a fluid oscillator thereby eliminating shocks. The device creates pulsating rate to dislodge food particles and to massage the gums.
  • U.S. Pat. No. 4,141,352, the device is comprised of liquid reservoir, a jet and a reciprocating piston. The device delivers spurts of liquid through its jet to massage biological tissues of gums and dislodge food particles. The oral irrigator operates on electricity.
  • U.S. Pat. No. 3,820, 532 indicates that a turbine drives a rotary interrupter and a nozzle at various angle controls the speed. Also it shows that an additive can be added to water. The similar situation can be found in U.S. Pat. No. 3,545,435. The water pressure from a faucet to turn the turbine and the turbine drives a pump. By adding to the device a water pumps and, pressure boosters have help to increase water pressure to deliver to user'mouth.
  • U.S. Pat. No. 5,399,089 in the patent the patentee shows the priority to the rate of flow of water through the handle of the oral irrigator.
  • U.S. Pat. No. 6,740,053 in this patent, for instance, a faucet or a shower head mounted device delivers higher volume of water.
  • SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION
  • This revolutionary invention is simple, having no complicated mechanism and it has a great use for oral or dental hygiene.
  • It is therefore an object of the present invention to provide such oral irrigator for dental hygiene. The device is operated solely by the applied pressure from a domestic water supply source. The endurance, the powerful slits of water and the performance are another objects of the present invention.
  • This invention provides a practical and an endurable solutuin for massaging biological tissue of gums. Furthermore, this invention eliminates the use of an electrical pump, a reservoir and a bulky storage of liquid on a sink counter. The device is very practical.
  • It has an instant use and the device is not directly connected tl a faucet or to a shower head. Accordingly, like a toothbrush, this device is reachable at any time of the day, like an opening of a water faucet. Practically speaking this is an another object of the present invention.
  • After having issued so many patents for the oral hygiene science there is still need of a device that is completely novel from the prior art. Accordingly, the reader will see that a hand held cylindrical device and its changeable nipple of this invention is comfortably useful for a dental hygiene.
  • Still an another object of this invention is that an adult can use the full force of the water pressure coming from the open-shutoff orifice valve. Where as children can manage themselves to use the variable force of the hand held device for their need. Accordingly, it permits an instant use for water flossing. It permits the directional dial to shut off and open water instantly. It allows children to open and stop the water flow of the hand held device immediately. It permits to hold the hand held device like a toothbrush. Furthermore, the present invention as a device is connectable to a faucet water supply valves under a sink in a bathroom. Accordingly, a clear and complete understanding of the present invention and its usefulness can be seen from the submitted and accompanying drawings and its supporting claims.
  • Accordingly, a genral purpose of the present invention is to provide a novice and better or improved a dental hygiene device and to outperform limitations of the known prior arts. Another purpose of the present invention is to provide novel and improved water powered pulsating slit nipple which delivers pulsating pulses of thousands of slits with a control dial. Considering the endurance, the powerful slits of water and the performance of the devices, the further object of the present invention is it easily and economically produced in large quantitiy because the parts for the cold water device and hot-cold water combination device are similar except the connections of the devices are different.
  • In spite of the facts that hte features of above contains many puposes and uses, these should not be understood as limiting the purpose of the invention but as merely stipulating pictures, drawings or diagrams of some of the introduced and recommended or forwarded embodiments of the present invention.
  • Thus the purpose of the present invention should be decided by the supporting claims and their legal presentations instead of the pictures, drawings or diagrams presented. Accordingly, this invention provides an operative result where failure prevailed. It solvees a long felt, long existing and unsolved need.
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  • In the drawings, closely related figures have the same numbers but different alphabetic suffixes.
  • The particular and relative important of the present invention is best understood by details in the accompanying drawings. As far as the dental and gums health is concerned the benefits from this invention are useful.
  • FIG. 1 shows a perspective view of a basic version of the dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus.
  • FIG. 2 is a view of the dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus complete operative invention for cold water connections.
  • FIG. 3 shows a perspective view of a basic version of the dental hygient pulsatory slit apparatus for cold and hot water combination.
  • FIG. 4 is a view of the dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus complete operative invention for cold and hot water combinations and the connections.
  • FIG. 5 is a view of a bi-functional coupling. Plan, side, and esploded views of the connection parts for a complete assembly or a unit of the embodement.
  • FIG. 6 is views of a tri-functional connector.
  • FIG. 7 is views of an open-shutoff control orifice device and its parts. It shows the exploded views of the other parts for a complete embodiment.
  • FIG. 8is view of an assembly of an open-shutoff control orifice device/valve and the water carrying tubing/hose/conduit to a hand held cylindrical device.
  • FIG. 9 is view of the parts to complete a unit of a control pressure valve of the hand held cylindrical device of the dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus.
  • FIG. 10 is view of detail off-on positions of a directional dial with partial views of the hand held cylindrical device.
  • FIG. 11 is view of the hand hel cylindrical device of the dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus.
  • FIG. 12 is vies of a nipple of slit orientation.
  • DESCRIPTION OF PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS
  • In accordance with the present invention, the novel dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatuses or units are shown in FIG. 1 and FIG. 3 respectively. The specific wordings are used in these descriptions for fulfilling the requirements only and it is not to be assumed as a limitation on the present invention.
  • For designated numbers and letters refer to the checklist. Furthermore, refer to the flowchart of the connections of the apparatuses shown in FIGS. 1,2,3 and 4 respectively.
  • FIG. 1 and FIG. 3 show perspective views of a basic version of the invention.
  • Referring to FIG. 1, an arrow 18 is a body of a bi-functional coupling connected to a tri-functional connector body 19. The body 19 is connected to an open-shutoff orifice valve body 20. A flexible and inflexible conduit assembly body 21 is connected to the open-shutoff orifice valve body 20
  • A terminal 21A of the assembly 21 is connected to a hand held cylindrical device body 22.
  • A directional water pressure control dial/valve 22A is incorporated in the body 22.
  • A nipple of a slit orientation 23 and its body 23A is attached to the hand held cylindrical device body 22. The hexagonal nut 18A, the tubing 18B, the connectable end 20A, the key 20B, the connectable male threaded end 19B, the neck 19A, the chamfer 19C, the upper length section 22B of the body 22, the collar 39 and the upper length 22C of the body 22 are described in the related figures and the explanations apply to FIG. 2, FIG. 3 and FIG. 4. The collar 39 and the upper length 22C pertain to the body 22 before the nipple body 23A is attached to 22C. After attaching the nipple body 23A to 22C it is titled the section 44 in the FIG. 11.
  • Referring to FIG. 2, is a complete apparatus assembled with the embodiments of 18,19,20,21,21A, 22, 22A and 23. As an apparatus it is to be connected to a domestic water supply line valve 12 of a faucet of a sink in a bathroom. By shutting off a handle 12B of a cold water open-shutoff valve 12, disconnect nut 13 of conduit 14 from the valve 12. Reconnect the valve 12 with either nut 18A of body 18. Connect the remaining nut of the body 18 to a lower end 19B of the body 19. Connect the upper end 19B of the body 19 to the disconnected nut 13 of the cold water conduit 14. Now, by opening the valve handle 12B, this arrangement reestablishes the water flow to faucet 16 and now, the water under pressure is available to the control valves 20C and 22A. Referring to FIG. 2 again, the domestic water supply line 10 is connected to valve 12 and the valve is having a neck 12A and the handle 12B. The function of the valve 12 is to opern and shutoff the water line 10. A bracket 15 of the sink 17 is attached to wall 11. The sink having ahte faucet 16 and the faucet 16 is having a handle 16A. The nit 13 A of the conduit 14 is already connected to the faucet 16.
  • Referring to FIG. 3, illustrating a complete apparatus of a cold—hot water combination device. The connecting end 19B at 90 degree of the tri-functional body 19 to be connected to an open-shutoff orifice valve body 20 as already shown in FIG. 1. After connecting two nuts 18A of two bi-funtional couplings 18 to two connectable ends 19B at 90 degree angle of the tri-functional connectors body 19, connect twwo remainings nuts 18A to twwo straight ends of the connected body 19 to body 20. As it is illustrated in FIG. 1, the connections of the bodies 20, 21, 21A, 22, 22A and 23 are explained in detail in FIG 1. descriptions.
  • Referring to FIG. 4, as it is indicated in the FIG. 3, a complete unit of the hand held cylindrical apparatus is to be connected to a cold and hot water supply lines valves 12 and 24 respectively. The handles 12 B and 24A to be shutoff first. Then disconnect nut 13 of the conduit 14 of the cold water fro valve 12 and reconnect it to the top right straight end 19B of the body 19. Similarly disconnect nut 13B of the conduit 14A of the hot water from the valve 24. Reconnect it to the top left straight end 19B of the body 19.
  • In order to have the apparatus connected to the supply lines, it needs conduits 25 and 25C with the similar connecting nuts 25A and 25B at the both ends. Thus the remaining lower right end 19B of the body 19 to be connected to nut 25A and other similar nut 25A to be connected to the valve 12. Similarly lower left straight end 19B, body 19 to be connected to the nut 25B and the remaining nut 25B is to be connected to the valve 24. This arrangement completes the connections of the dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus. After opening the valves 12 B and 24A and to the directional control dial 22A of the body 22.
  • Referring to FIG. 5, and arrow shows the body 18 of the bi-functional coupling. The function of the bi-functional coupling 18 is to connect the water shutoff valve 12 and the tri-functional body 19. The body 18 is made of two hexagonal or of similar configurational nuts 18A, a tubing18B, and two sleeves 18E. Refer to the FIG. 5 again, it is illustrating the views of the body 18 parts. Two nuts 18A to be threaded in through a bore 18L head to head 18H over the tubing 18B, as shown in the exploded views in the FIG. 5. The sleeve 18E slides over the tubing 18B, and edge of collar 18C goes into the nut 18A and a male flare 18F to be arranged edge to edge of the tubing 18B sa as to fit snugly. However, there can be some deviation as shown in the FIg. 5 body 18. The similar arrangement must be completed with the other end of the tubing 18. Having assembled the parts as shown in the FIG. 5, sleeves 18E must be soldered or welded to the tubing 18B. The spacing between the head to head of the nuts 18 A should be judged by the free rotation of the nuts 18A over the collar 18C of the sleeves 18E. Another important function of the bi-functional coupling 18 is it can be connected to an open-shutoff valves 12 at any angle or at any position. The length of the tubing 18B to be adjusted fotr the connections of the apparatus shown in FIG. 3.
  • Referring to FIG. 6 shows the tri-functional connector 19 and its views. The body 19 is having three connectable make threaded ends 19B of the same diameter and of an equal length. The function of the tri-functional connector 19 is to connect the bi-functional coupling 18 and the open-shutoff orifice control device 20 and the nut 13 and the nut 25A of the cold water conduit 14. It also connects the nut 13B and 25B of the hot water conduit 14A respectively. The one piece body 19 is having bored there through 19D and, having chamfer 19C.
  • the three ends 19B are having countersinks 19E. The body 19 is having neck 19A Referring in detail to FIG. 7 of the accompanying drawings, the body 20 has an assembly. The function of the embodiment 20 and 20C is to open-shutoff water under pressure to the directional control dial 22A. The body 20 having centrally bored there through a water channel 20N. Bored and reamed 20H is for a cylindrcal valve 20C. The valve 20C is having an orifice 20V, water channels 20T which are occupied by conventional O-rings seal and, the channels 20T are having two shoulders 20U. The valve 20C is having an extended length 20D and the extended length is having a key and a key hole 20B. The extended length 20D is having a smaller diameter than that of the cylindrical valve 20C. The extended length 20D is having a collar 20W and the collar having a conventional O-ring seal and the length 20D having chamfer 20X. the bore 20H is having female threaded section 20S, top of the bored 20H is having plane surfacing 20M as shown in the top view 20Q of the body 20. Accordingly, the front view of the body 20 is having a depth of female threaded section 20E and, the male threaded section 20F and 20F having a neck 20G. The left hand view of the body 20 is having female threaded section 20K, a neck 20P and the chamfer 20J.
  • Referring to FIg. 7 again, since all the appropriate parts have been described, it is particularly important to notice that the close tolerance between cylinder 20R and the bore 20H is required. After having the channels 20T and the collar 20W the concentional O-rings at place, the cylinder 20R to b inserted into the bore 20H and fastened with a hexagonal nut 20L which has the same inside diameter as that of the out side diameter of the extended length 20D. The O-rings into the channels 20T act as a sealer betweenn the cylinder 20R and the bore 20H and, the O-ring on the collar 20W acts as a rotational seal between the base of the nut 20L and the collar 20W. After opening the passage way 20N by the key 20b for the orifice 20V, the directional dial 22A controls the water pressure to the nipple 23.
  • Referring to FIG. 8 shows the body 20 without valve 20C, it shows flexible and inflexible conduit assembly 21 in an exploded views and, also shows the body 199 detached from the body 20. A male threaded end 21G of an inflexible tubing 21D to be connected to the female threaded end 20E as shown in FIG. 7. The flexible tubing 21A slides over the tubing 21D, a washer 21B goes over the tubing 21D. The hexagonal nut 21C is having inside diameter same as that of the out side diameter of the flexible tubing 21A. The nit 21C fastens the conduit assembly 21 to the male threaded end 20F of the body 20 as shown in the FIG. 7. Refer to the FIG. 8 again, a washer 21E is having a hole same size as that of the water channel 20N diameter and an out side diameter same as that of the inside diameter of the female threaded connector 20K. After inserting the washer 21E into the female threaded connector 20K, the body 20 to be connected to the male threaded end 19B at 90 degree angle with an x axis of the body 19.
  • Refer to FIG. 9, shows many view of the hand held cylindrical water pressure control valve 22A. In accordance with the present invention the hand held cylindrical device 22, more specifically, the water pressure control valve 22A, in FIG. 1 is having many parts. The cylinder 42 is having an orifice 22C, channels 22D and the channels having conventional O-rings which ast as a sealer between cylinder 42 and the bore 38 as shown in FIG 11. The cylinder 42 is having a shoulders 22E and, a collar 22f and the collar having a conventional O-ring which acts as a rotational seal between the base of a hex nut 22K and the collar 22F. The cylinder 42 is having an extended length 22G. The hex nut 22k is having a bore 22L same size as that of the diameter of the extended length 22G. The extended length 22G diameter is smaller than that of the cylinder 42. The extended length is having a bore 22Q and the bore having female threaded section 22Y. The hex nut 22K is shown in the different vies having a spring washer 22M. The female threaded section 22Y of the bore 22Q is having a machine screw 22J along with it having a washer 22H.
  • The end of the extended length 22X is a pro-late-ellipsoid and it has same depth as that of the thickness of the directional dial 22N. The channels 22D and the collar 22F which are occupied by the conventional O-rings seal can be inserted into the bore 38 as shown in the FIG. 11. The hex nut 22K with a spring washer 22M fastens the valve 22A with female threaded section 31 to the hand held cylinder 22, shown in FIG. 11. The directional dial 22N is having a stopper 22R to be placed on the circumference as shown in the FIG. 10. The said body 22N with its pro-late-ellipsoid 22WD slides into the end 22X of the extended length 22G of the control valve 22A. The machine screw 22J along with the washer 22P fasten the dial 22N to the end 22X. While tightening 22K to the hand held cylinder control valve 22A, care should be taken to see that the orifice 22C aligns perfectly with the water channel 33 as shown if FIG. 11 and, the cylindrical control valve 22A rotates freely on the O-ring of the collar 22F.
  • the constructions and the attachments of the cylindrical control valve 22A and the directional dial 22N to the hand held cylindrical device 22 are shown in the front and in the right side view of FIG. 10 respectively. In the partial front view of the hand held cylindrical device 22 is having two stops 22ST. The releative positions of bores 22S and 22SY for two stops 22St are seen in detail in the right hand side view and 22S, 22SY are on the straight line 22W, going through the center of the control valve 22A and approximately at 55 degree angle 22U with x axis of the cylindrical bore 38 as shown in FIG. 11. Th right hand side view in FIG. 10 shows the vertical axis 22V going through the center of the water channel 33 and the center 22X of the cylindrical bore 38. The stopper 22RF, the off position 22S, the on position 22SY are on the same circumference drawn with an approximately twice the diameter of the bore 38 and where 33 crosses 38 as a center 22X. The two studs 22ST are shown in the front sectional view in FIG. 10. The stopper 22RF at the off position of the directional dial 22N is located on the circumference as shown in the right hand side sectional view and on-position 22RN is shown in the front sectional view. Referring to FIG. 11 shows the novel hand held cylindrical device 22 with the nipple 23. In order to have a general perception of the invention three important views are shown here. The body 22 is having lower section 34B and that section is having a chamfer 34A, beads or smal ball shaped body or projecting rims bands 36, a bead gap 34 and, a neck 37. The terminal/tubing 21A of the body 21 slides over the section 34B up to the neck 37. A pressure clamp over the gap 34 may be necessary to have a tight connection. The bottom view 35, a vertical axis 22V, the top view 40 and, the sectional view 43 are shown for the information only. In the front view of the body 22, it shows the water channel 33 runs end to end of the lower section and the upper section of the body 22. In the front view of the body 22, the bord and reamed 38 is having a space between the body 22 and the chamfer 38S of the bored. The bored section is having female threaded section 31, with an approximate depth for the hex nut 22K. The plane surfacing 32 is for surface to surface sealing of the hex nut 22K. The upper section of the body 22 is having a neck 30 and the upper neck section is having a length 22B. The end of the upper neck section 22B is having a collar 39 on which the nipple body 23A rotates 360 degress. The section having channels 28 and, the channels having conventional O-rings. The channels are having shoulders 27, 29 and 41. The shoulder 27 is having chamfer 26. Refering to FIG. 11 again, the right hand side view shows female threaded locations 22S and 22SY for th stop studs 22ST. The upper end of the body 22, from the collar 39 up to the end is a section 44 and it is having the attachable nipple body 23A which rotates 360 degrees on the collar 39. The nipple body 23A which includes an ideal nipple 23 with a slit of thousands of pulsating powered by the watewr energy from the domestic water supply line at the normal water pressure of 60-100 psig. However, the comfortable use of the slit for the dental hygiene can be controlled by the directional control dial/valve 22A of the hand held cylindrical device 22.
  • Referring now specifically to FIG. 12, in the right hand side view, the attachable nipple body 23a can be inserted or attached to the upper sention 44 as shown in FIG. 11. In accordance with the present invention the body 23A can be attached or detached by each memebers of a family for his/her individual use separately. Considering the dental hygiene of the family this invention provides a separate nipple for each family member. The top view 23B, the bottom view 23J and the right hand side view of the body 23A are shown here for information only. The nipple is having a razoe sharp slit 23M and, the slit having a width 23C. The slit has an angle 23E of an approximately 70 degree with the x and y coordinates of the slit 23M. The extended section 23N of the small cylindrical tubingt of the slit 23 is to be inserted into the hand held cylindrical control device section 44 through the water channel 33 until the body 23A rotates on the collar 39 as shown in FIG. 11. Two conventional O-rings of the channels 28 seals the hollow housing 23K and at same time is allows to rotate the body 23A on the collar 39. The body 23 has a 360 degree rotational positiion on the collar 39 of the section 44 as shown in FIg. 11. The body 23 A is having a neck 23F, a chamfer 23L and a vertical axis 23H.
  • After completing the connections and the attachments of all described parts herein and mentioned in FIGS. 1 throuth 12, the dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus is ready for the ental hygiene use for the entire family.
  • As stated before, an important part of the invented device is that it can be connected to a valve or valves of the water supply lines under a sink in a bathroom. It is simple when the sink is having no enclosures, because the water carrying flexible tubing 21A can go around the sink. When the sink is endclosed with a cabinet or has a marble top over the sink, the flexible tubing can be threaded through a small bore of the enclosed cabinet or of the marble top of the sink. The bore has to be made particularly for the use of the invented dental hygiene apparatuses. For the life long use of the device, it is a ver small price to pay. When building a new home or remodeling a bathroom it is easy to install this device permanently for the benefits of the oral health of the entire family.
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  7. 7. (canceled)
  8. 8. A dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus comprising:
    A body device having a bi-functional coupling, a tri-functional connector, an open-shutoff control orifice device, flexible and inflexible conduit, a hand held cylindrical device with a control dial and a nipple of a pulsatory slit orientation, whereby said combinations and sub-combinations of aforementioned parts form an apparatus for dental cleaning and a biological gums massage, and means for providing a dental oral healthcare.
  9. 9. The dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus of claim 8, wherein said coupling is made of two hexagonal and fully female threaded nuts, two sleeves and a tubing, thus said bi-functional body having five integral parts and made of the same material, said nuts of attachable embodiment having chamfers and, inside necks, said nuts having same inside female threaded diameter as that of the outside diameter of collars of the sleeves, said sleeves having same inside diameter as that of the outside diameter of said tubing with a close tolerance, said sleeves having collar, chamfers and male flares, said sleeves having join by soldering or welding to said tubing, said nuts having free rotational position on the collars of the sleeves, said coupling attachable to an open-shutoff valve of a domestic cold water supply line of a faucet of a sink in a bathroom and said coupling attachable to said valve at any position, said coupling attachable to the tri-functional connector.
  10. 10. The dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus of claim 8, wherein said tri-functional connector having bored there through and having its three ends of the same outside diameter and said ends fully male threaded, said body is attachable to three functional devices such as said bi-functional coupling, domestic water supply lines connectors of a faucet under a sink in a bathroom and to an open-shutoff orifice device, said connector having thread relief at three necks and countersinks, said connector having its 90 degree angle end with the x axis of the embodiment or perpendicular to the x axis.
  11. 11. The dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus of claim 8, wherein said an open shutoff control orifice device having no interference to the cold/hot water supply lines of a faucet of a sink in a bathroom, said device is acting as an independent pressure control valve and controlling of an incoming water flow to said hand held cylindrical control device, said orifice valve having a cylindrical shape, said body having centrally bored there through like a cylindrical tube for the water passage/channel and having aligned said body perfectly with an orifice of a control valve, said body having female threads for the tri-functional 90 degree angle end connection, said body having a plane surfacing for a hexagonal nut surface to surface seating, said body having male threads for a hexagonal nut connection for tubing/hose/conduit, said body having female threads at the plane surfacing to hold the control valve at a fixed rotational mode, said body having a thread relief or a neck, said body having female threads inside the section of the male threaded end for an inflexible hose/conduit connection, said body having a cylindrical orifice valve assembly, said cylindrical section of an orifice control valve having two recessed annular channels for two O-rings, said valve having a collar and having an orifice and said orifice having aligned perfectly with the centrally bored, like cylindrical tubing, of an open-shutoff control orifice device and the cylindrical body having an extended length, said valve having outside diameter of an extended length same as that of the recessed annular channels diameter or having smaller than that of the cylindrical diameter of said valve, said length having a keyhole and the keyhole having a turn key, said valve having a hexagonal nut and the nut having an extended tubular length and the length having male threaded section and said nut having chamfer at the both ends and said nut having shoulder, said body of the nut having bored there through same as that of the diameter of said extended length of said valve and said valve having close tolerance, said valve having two O-rings of slightly larger outside diameter than that of the diameter of the cylindrical diameter of the valve and the O-rings having same inside diameter of the recessed annular channels and having the same width as that of the recessed annular channels, said orifice device having attachable parts separated but in correct relation to each other, said body having a quality of a concentric reducer, said body having a washer of same outside diameter as that of inside diameter of the female threaded section and center hole of the washer having same opening as that of the cylindrically bored there through water passage of said body and the washer having a screen, said washer having a marginal thickness, said body having the control valve, said body having an inflexible tubing and having one end male threaded and chamfered and having said tubing connected to said device, an inside male threaded section of the device having female threaded section to which the male threaded end of said inflexible tubing to be connected, said inflexible tubing having a flexible tubing/hose/conduit of an inside diameter same as that of an out side diameter of the inflexible tubing and having the flexible tubing/hose/conduit pass over said inflexible body to the male threaded end of said inflexible tubing, said inflexible and flexible tubing/hose/conduit embodiments having a washer of inside diameter same as that of the outside diameter of said flexible tubing/hose/conduit and an outside diameter same as that of an outside diameter of the male threaded end of said body and said washer having a marginal thickness, said body having a hexagonal nut, fastening said inflexible tubing and flexible tubing embodiments and the washer to the male threaded end section of said body, said nut having female threads same as that of male threads of said body, said nut having a head and bored there through having an inside diameter same as that of the outside diameter of said flexible tubing/hose/conduit.
  12. 12. The dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus of claim 8, wherein said hand held cylindrical device, with a control dial and a nipple of a pulsating slit orientation, is having a cylindrical section of pressure control valve, said valve controlling the necessary water pressure and this pressurized water delivering to the nipple of slit orientation for removing food particles and massaging gums of users, said cylindrical section of the valve having an orifice which aligns perfectly with the cylindrical bore there through of water channel/passage of said hand held cylindrical device, indicating said body having an alignment to be in precise adjustment of relative position of the cylindrical bored there through of the water channel/passage of said hand held cylindrical device, said cylindrical valve section having two recessed annular channels and a collar and, said valve section having an extended length and said length having slightly smaller diameter than that of the diameter of said cylindrical valve section, said extended length having an origin from the collar of said cylindrical valve section, said two recessed annular channels of the section having a diameter same as that of the diameter of the extended length, said two recessed annular channels having two O-rings and said collar of said cylindrical valve body having one O-ring; said extended length of the valve having female threaded end, said valve having a hexagon nut and a spring washer, said nut having an extended male threads, said body of nut having cylindrically bored there through and having the same inside diameter as that of outside diameter of the extended length and having a round directional dial with normal thickness, said dial having an assembly of a stud and a stopper, said female threads of the extended length having just enough depth to hold the directional dial, said female threaded end of the extended length having pro-late ellipsoid shape and the dial having pro late ellipsoid shape hole and having a machine screw and a washer, said dial having a diameter slightly larger than that of the outside diameter of said hand held cylindrical device.
  13. 13. The hand held cylindrical device of claim 12, wherein said body is having a right cylindrical shape, said shape having the elements perpendicular to the base through an axis, said body having bored there through the axis and the bored of said body positioning as tubular water way to said nipple of said pulsatory slit orientation, said body having upper and lower neck and a collar, the water entering lower section of the lower neck of said body having a length proportional to 4:1 ratio, indicating it having said body 4 over the length 1, said length having the same outside diameter as that of inside diameter of flexible hose/conduit, said upper and lower ends having chamfers of approximately ⅛″×45 degree, said lower length having a bead or a small ball shaped body or projecting rim, band around the diameter of said length, said bead/rim having a width of the same size of the diameter of said length, said bead having a diameter slightly larger than that of the inside diameter of the flexible hose/conduit for securing said flexible hose/conduit with a clamp, said hand held cylindrical body having drilled and reamed hole with a close tolerance below the upper neck at proportional to 4:1 ratio of the diametrically cylindrical body and a depth of the drilled hole having 8:7 ratio, that indicating if the diameter of the cylindrical body 8 then the depth of the drilled hole 7, said cylindrical body of said pressure control valve having the same diameter as that of cylindrical bore, said drilled and reamed bore of said hand held cylindrical body having a plane surface equal to outside diameter of the hexagonal nut, said drilled bore having female threads for the said nut and the depth of the threads having ratio of 4:1, that indicating the depth of the threads having 25% threaded depth of the diameter of the hand held cylindrical device, facing the front view of the directional dial of the hand held cylindrical device, at the intersection of the center of the cylindrical bore and the vertical axis of the hand held device and approximately 55 degree at the −x, −y axes quadrant of the bore and on the circumference of approximately twice the diameter of the bore having a stop for off position and a straight line going through the center of the stop for off position and through the center of the axis of the bore intersecting the circumference, it having the second stop for on position on the hand held cylindrical device, said hand held cylindrical device having two studs for on/off positions and said device having female threads for male threaded studs, said center of the stop of the dial positioning on the circumference and between off and on stop positions of said hand held cylindrical device having a stopper position for the directional dial, said device having two posts, one for pressure control directional dial off position and other for on position.
  14. 14. The hand held cylindrical device of claim 13, wherein said device is having upper length section, said section from the upper neck having a collar to the upper end of said hand held cylindrical device, said section having length of 4:1 ratio or said hand held cylindrical body 4 over the sectional length 1, said sectional length having sub-section, one from the upper neck to the collar and the sub section from the collar to the upper end of the section, from said collar to the upper end of the section having two recessed annular channels at equidistant, said sub-section having the same diameter as that of inside diameter of said nipple embodiment, said recessed annular channels having diameter with proportional to 3:2 ratio, that indicating the outside diameter of said sub-section 3 over the diameter of the recessed annular channels 2, said recessed annular channels having two O-rings, said O-rings having same width as that of the channels except the outside diameter of the O-rings slightly larger than that of the sub-sectional diameter for snug fit of the nipple, said nipple body having 360 degree rotational position on the collar of the hand held cylindrical control device, said hand held cylindrical device having a clamp below the sub-section for holding down said nipple.
  15. 15. The dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus of claim 8,
    wherein said hand held cylindrical device is having the nipple of a razor sharp slit,
    said embodiment of the nipple having a small and a large cylindrical section of an equal length, said small section having tubular body of the slit,
    said large cylindrical body having inside diameter same as that of the outside diameter of the upper neck sub-section of the hand held cylindrical device,
    said tubular section of the slit having a length ⅓ that of small cylindrical length,
    said tubular section of the slit having a diameter half that of the diameter of small cylindrical section, said small cylindrical section of the nipple having extended inward through the large cylindrical section and having the same length as that of the length of the small cylindrical section, said small cylindrical section and the extended length having same outside diameter as that of the inside diameter of water leaving upper end section of said hand held cylindrical device, said large cylindrical section having
    a hollow area around the extended length of the small cylindrical or a tubular section, said slit length having approximately 70 degree angle with x axis and—y axis quadrant of the small cylindrical section and said slit having an origin at 20 degree angle with x axis and—y axis quadrant of the section, said slit having length and a width and having an area at exit of the water approximately 0.050″×0.020″ or less, in other words said slit having 0.050 inches or less length on x axis and 0.020 inches or less width on y axis.
  16. 16. The dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus of claim 8, wherein said body, as shown in the illustration of the invention, is attachable to the existing or to new cold water supply line of a faucet of a sink in a bathroom.
  17. 17. The dental hygiene pulsatory slit apparatus of claim 16, wherein by adding to said device one more said bi-functional coupling and two more said tri-functional connectors, as shown in the illustration of the invention, is attachable to the existing or to new cold and hot water supply lines of a faucet of a sink in a bathroom.
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