WO2002058508A3 - Improved toothbrush - Google Patents

Improved toothbrush

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Publication number
WO2002058508A3
WO2002058508A3 PCT/EP2002/000634 EP0200634W WO2002058508A3 WO 2002058508 A3 WO2002058508 A3 WO 2002058508A3 EP 0200634 W EP0200634 W EP 0200634W WO 2002058508 A3 WO2002058508 A3 WO 2002058508A3
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Patent type
Prior art keywords
head
chamber
bristles
inside
set
Prior art date
Application number
PCT/EP2002/000634
Other languages
French (fr)
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WO2002058508A2 (en )
Inventor
Vanni Calligaro
Original Assignee
Vanni Calligaro
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Classifications

    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A46BRUSHWARE
    • A46BBRUSHES
    • A46B11/00Brushes with reservoir or other means for applying substances, e.g. paints, pastes, water
    • A46B11/0003Brushes with reservoir or other means for applying substances, e.g. paints, pastes, water containing only one dose of substance, e.g. single-use toothbrushes
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A46BRUSHWARE
    • A46BBRUSHES
    • A46B2200/00Brushes characterized by their functions, uses or applications
    • A46B2200/10For human or animal care
    • A46B2200/1066Toothbrush for cleaning the teeth or dentures

Abstract

A toothbrush (10; 100; 200; 300) that includes a head (12; 312) supporting a set of bristles (13), a handle (11; 311) joint to the head (12; 312), a chamber (14; 114; 214; 314) made inside the head (12; 312) and/or inside the handle (11) and containing a dentifrice substance (30), at least one duct (22, 122, 222, 322) that communicates said chamber with the external face of the head (12; 312) supporting the set of bristles, and control means acting inside the chamber to push the dentifrice substance (30) so as to cause its discharge from the ducts to impregnate the set of bristles (13).
PCT/EP2002/000634 2001-01-26 2002-01-23 Improved toothbrush WO2002058508A3 (en)

Priority Applications (2)

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ITMI20010045 2001-01-26
ITMI2001U000045 2001-01-26

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WO2002058508A3 true true WO2002058508A3 (en) 2002-11-07

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US5599126A (en) * 1994-02-25 1997-02-04 Hough; Cheryl Disposable toothbrush
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WO2000053053A1 (en) * 1999-03-10 2000-09-14 Tri-Concepts (Proprietary) Limited A disposable toothbrush
JP2001181160A (en) * 1999-12-27 2001-07-03 Morinaga Milk Ind Co Ltd Swallowable oral cavity cleaning composition

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US2090144A (en) * 1935-01-25 1937-08-17 Lawrence H Nicargi Tooth brush
US3148684A (en) * 1962-01-04 1964-09-15 Harry A Keeler Toothbrush assembly with a removable and rechargeable dentifrice container
US3432245A (en) * 1966-06-16 1969-03-11 Virginia Z Hudson Toothbrush with dentifrice holder
US3589823A (en) * 1969-09-02 1971-06-29 Orrin W Hendrickson Disposable toothbrush
US3952867A (en) * 1975-03-19 1976-04-27 Mccord William F Disposable tooth cleaning apparatus
DE2526640A1 (en) * 1975-06-14 1976-12-30 Horst Hodum Disposable toothbrush and paste utensil - has plunger to force small amount of paste through holes onto bristles
FR2475378A1 (en) * 1980-02-13 1981-08-14 Zagouris Antoine Disposable tooth-brush for travelling - has reservoir of tooth-paste that can be squeezed out of holes between bristles
US4408920A (en) * 1981-06-01 1983-10-11 Ready Brush, Inc. Pocket toothbrush
US4844641A (en) * 1986-08-01 1989-07-04 Grosfilley Jean Pierre Disposable toothbrush with a dose of toothpaste
JPS6447712A (en) * 1987-08-19 1989-02-22 Taiyo Kagaku Kk Dentifrice composition
DE8803338U1 (en) * 1987-10-27 1988-05-11 Hansen, Heiko, 2121 Neetze, De
FR2639804A1 (en) * 1988-12-07 1990-06-08 Acostini Sylvette Disposable toothbrush
FR2651102A1 (en) * 1989-08-29 1991-03-01 Fizaine Gabriel Disposable toothbrush
US5599126A (en) * 1994-02-25 1997-02-04 Hough; Cheryl Disposable toothbrush
US5702686A (en) * 1995-07-18 1997-12-30 John O. Butler Company Clear dentrifice gel for interdental brushes
WO2000053053A1 (en) * 1999-03-10 2000-09-14 Tri-Concepts (Proprietary) Limited A disposable toothbrush
JP2001181160A (en) * 1999-12-27 2001-07-03 Morinaga Milk Ind Co Ltd Swallowable oral cavity cleaning composition

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US9265337B2 (en) 2002-09-05 2016-02-23 Colgate-Palmolive Company Oral care toothbrush
US9398940B2 (en) 2008-06-04 2016-07-26 Colgate-Palmolive Company Oral care implement with cavitation system
US9131767B2 (en) 2008-06-25 2015-09-15 Colgate-Palmolive Company Oral care implement
US9149110B2 (en) 2008-06-26 2015-10-06 Colgate-Palmolive Company Oral care implement

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